An interesting pair cased verge with the original owner’s name in place of numbers on the dial.
MOVEMENT : Gilded verge fusee movement, with engraved and pierced balance cock. Signed and numbered (1532). All in good original condition, with a few scratches around the pillars. Running well.
DIAL : White enamel, in good condition except for repaired chips on the edge at 7 and 1. The name of the owner ‘THOMAS BARRETT’ is used in place on numbers on the chapter ring.
INNER CASE : Silver, hallmarked for London, 1809. Maker’s mark TB and movement serial number. Very good condition throughout with just a small bruise on the band at 3. The high dome bull’s eye crystal is fine. The hinge and catch are fine and the bezel snaps shut nicely.
OUTER CASE : Silver, with matching hallmarks to the inner. Excellent condition throughout. The hinge and catch are fine and the case closes correctly.