MOVEMENT : Fully signed and numbered (1127). Gilt brass verge movement, with four square pillars, beautifully engraved balance cock and plate. In exceptionally fine, original condition. Complete and running well.
DIAL : 35.5 mm. Silver champleve dial. Signed “VICK, LONDON’. Good condition, though a few scratches around the centre. Good 18th century steel hands.
INNER CASE : 43 mm. Maker’s mark DL (rubbed). The hinge is fine and the case snaps shut nicely. Excellent condition throughout. The stem is topped with a small silver rosette which is slightly damaged. The high dome bull’s eye crystal is fine.
OUTER CASE : 50 mm. Maker’s mark as the inner.. Again in very good condition throughout. The hinge and catch are fine.
Richard Vick is listed from 1693 and later became the Keeper of clocks to the King (George I) in 1722. This watch was probably made a little before this.