MOVEMENT : Gilded verge fusee movement, with engraved and pierced balance cock and plate. Signed and numbered (2595). All in good condition with just some scratches around the tops of the pillars. Running well.
The movement is protected by a removable silver dustcap, signed and numbered as the movement.
DIAL : White enamel, in good condition, with some light scratches but also a deeper scratch with hairline running across the edge from 2 to 4. Nice 18th century beetle and poker hands.
INNER CASE : Silver, hallmarks for London, 1764. Maker’s mark HB. Excellent condition throughout although the stem has been reattached. The high dome bull’s eye crystal is fine. The hinge and catch are good and the case closes properly.
OUTER CASE : Silver, with matching hallmarks to the inner. Excellent condition throughout. The hinge and catch are fine and the case closes correctly.
John Waldron is listed in London from 1756, and in the Clockmakers Company between 1763 and 1788.