Stock No. : 1128

George Blossom
London, c1770
Gilt/shell pair cases
Verge movement


MOVEMENT : Gilded verge movement, signed and numbered (15118) with pierced and engraved balance cock. Four square pillars Clean, good condition and running well.

DIAL : White enamel, in very fine condition, with no damage or repairs. Later brass hands.

INNER CASE : Gilt/brass in good condition, with no damage or repairs, but wear to the gilding. The hinge is fine and the case snaps shut. The high dome bull’s eye crystal is in good condition.

OUTER CASE : Gilt/brass with marine shell covering. Good colour to the shell.

The back has one long crack across the right hand side, but no shell absent.

There are thirteen pins missing.

On the bezel, the shell is perfect, and this has fifteen pins missing.

The hinge and catch are fine and the case snaps shut.