MOVEMENT : Nicely gilded movement with round pillars and engraved and pierced balance cock. The movement is signed (Robt Johnson, Dublin) and numbered (2512).DIAL : The large white enamel dial is about 45 mm in diameter. It is in good condition with just some light surface scratches and some tiny chips around the edge. No repairs.
INNER CASE : Full hallmarks for London, 1797, maker WB. The hinge is in good condition and the case closes nicely. High dome bull’s eye crystal in good condition. The bow and pendant are fine and without the usual repaired join to the case. The silver is in good condition with just a few light scratches on the back and some wear to the bow.
OUTER CASE : Diameter 55.5mm. Matching hallmarks to the inner. Again the hinge is good. The catch and release button are intact although the button is worn down. The silver is in good condition with no damage or repairs.The outer case contains two interesting old watch papers from Monaghan.
Loomes lists Robert Johnson in Dublin in 1800.