Stock No. : 0876

Edward Wilkins
Liverpool, 1793
Silver pair cases
Verge movement


MOVEMENT : Gilt verge movement, with engraved and pierced balance cock and plate. Silver regulator disk. Fully signed, numbered (2628). Good condition, with the gilding still bright, and running well.

DIAL : 39.85 mm. White enamel dial, in quite good condition with one light hairline running from the centre to 12, a few surface scratches and a tiny chip on the edge at 6.

INNER CASE : 45.25 mm, silver, hallmarked for London, 1793, maker’s mark IT (rubbed). The hinge is complete and the case snaps hut nicely nicely. The silver case is in good condition except that the stem has been reattached and there are signs of an old repair to the hinge and around the base of the stem. The high dome bull’s eye crystal has fine scratches but no chips or other damage.

OUTER CASE : 53 mm, silver, matching hallmarks to the inner. The hinge and catch are fine and the case closes nicely, though the catch button has worn down. A few light bruises but in generally nice condition.

The case contains 4 old watchpapers from Mold in North Wales.