MOVEMENT : Nicely gilded movement with round pillars and engraved and pierced balance cock. The movement is signed and is running. (about 3 minutes per hour fast).
DIAL : The white enamel dial is about 41.5 mm in diameter. It is in perfect condition except for one small chip on the right hand side of the centre hole.
INNER CASE : Full hallmarks for Birmingham, 1869, maker HB. The hinge is in good condition and the case closes nicely. High dome crystal in good condition. The bow and pendant are fine without the usual repaired join to the case. The silver is in very good condition.
OUTER CASE : Matching hallmarks to the inner. Again the hinge is good. The catch and release button are intact and again the silver is in very good condition.
Loomes lists William Leigh in Eccleshall between 1869 to 1896.