Stock No. : 0533

Samson
London, 1779
Silver repousse pair cases
Verge movement

MOVEMENT : The verge movement is signed and numbered (2203). It is in complete original condition and is running well.

DIAL : The white enamel dial is about 35 mm in diameter. Excellent condition with just some surface scratches and two very light hairlines from 5 towards the centre. No repairs. Nice gilt brass fancy hands.

INNER CASE : Diameter 42mm. Hallmarks for London, 1779. maker’s mark JC. The hinge and catch are fine and the case closes properly. The silver is in reasonable condition but there is a repair where the pendant has been reattached and there is also a spilt, about 6mm long, near the catch (see photo).

OUTER CASE : Diameter 49mm. The silver is worn on the raised surfaces resulting in three holes, but no repairs. The catch and button are fine. The hinge is a little worn but the case snaps shut nicely.