MOVEMENT : Fully signed (Ja. Tippen, Headcorn) and numbered (10221). Verge movement, running well.
DIAL : 44.5 mm. White enamel. Perfect except for one small flake, right on the edge at 6. No repairs.
INNER CASE : 49.5 mm. Fully hallmarked for London, 1878, maker JW and also stamped with the movement number (10221). Excellent condition throughout although the bow is a replacement. The high dome bull’s eye crystal is fine.
OUTER CASE : 57 mm. Matching hallmarks to the inner and again in excellent condition throughout. Hinge and catch are fine.
James Tippen is listed in Headcorn, Kent between 1866 and 1874.