Excellent quality and interesting cylinder movement, with subsidiary seconds dial and stop work in a good heavy silver case.
MOVEMENT : High quality gilded cylinder movement, with engraved and pierced balance cock, diamond endstone and stop lever on the edge of the dial at 5 o’clock. Interesting double arms on the regulator (see photo with balance removed). Signed “Fra. Perigal, Royal Exchange, LONDON”. and numbered “21073”. Very good original condition and running well, including the stop work..
The removable dustcap it signed and numbered as the movement.
DIAL : White enamel, 40 mm. in diameter. It is in excellent condition, except for one hairline between 2 and 3. Blued steel hands,
CASE : Silver, 47.5 mm in diameter. Hallmarked for London, 1824, maker’s mark GC. Nice cast decoration to the crown and band. In excellent condition. Good crystal with no damage.
Loomes lists Francis Perigal III, at the Royal Exchange, London from 1778. He died in 1843.