Stock No. : 0597

J. Bates
London, c1730
Silver pair cases
Verge movement


MOVEMENT : Fully signed (J. Bates, London) and numbered (569).  Gilt brass verge movement, with four square pillars.  Complete and running well.

DIAL :  37.75 mm.  Silver champleve dial, in good condition.  Signed (BATES,  LONDON). Nice original 18th century beetle hour hand but later minute hand.

INNER CASE : 44 mm.  No hallmarks but maker’s mark EC.  The hinge is fine and the case snaps shut nicely.  Overall good condition though with some light bruises around the sides.  High dome bull’s eye crystal in fine condition. 

OUTER CASE : 51 mm.  Again no hallmarks.  In very good condition.  The hinge and catch are fine.  The only wear is to the catch button where the silver has worn down.