Stock No. : 0444

John Skinner
Exeter, 1799
Gold pair cases
Verge movement


MOVEMENT : The gilded verge fusee movement, with a particularly finely engraved and pierced balance cock and large diamond endstone, is in fine condition and is running well. It is signed and numbered (19263).

DIAL : The large white enamel dial is about 46.5 mm in diameter. It is in good condition with a some surface scratches and some narrow chips around the edge at 3, 6 and 8 (all hidden by the bezel). No repairs.

INNER CASE : Diameter 50 mm. Hallmarks for 18ct gold, London, 1799, maker IW. Very good overall condition with no repairs. Good high dome crystal with no damage. The hinge and catch are fine and the case snaps shut nicely.

OUTER CASE : Diameter 56.5 mm. Gold hallmarks matching the inner. The hinge and catch are again fine and the case snaps shut. Excellent overall condition with just one tiny ding on the back and wear to the catch button.

John Skinner is listed in Exeter between1763 and 1818