Stock No. : 0817

J. Jackson
London, c1770
Gilt & shell pair cases
Verge movement


MOVEMENT : Gilded verge movement, signed and numbered (640) with pierced and engraved balance cock.

CONDITION : The movement is complete, and the balance swings, but damage to the fusee wheel (2 teeth missing) and the contrate wheel (1 tooth missing). The mainspring and chain are fine.

DIAL : 34.5 mm. White enamel, no repairs but 3 hairlines.

INNER CASE : 39 mm. Gilt/brass, in good condition but with wear to the gilding. The hinge is fine and the case snaps shut. High dome bull’s eye crystal in good condition.

OUTER CASE : 47 mm. Gilt/brass with shell or horn covering. Good colour. The bezel has one chip (about 4x2mm) but otherwise complete. The covering on the back is complete, with 4 short cracks around the edge. Only about 5 pins missing from the back and bezel. The hinge, catch and button are fine and the case closes nicely.