Silver cased duplex by Emery, London
Stock No. 1531
Charing Cross, London, 1819
Silver, 52 mm.
A fine quality London duplex watch, in excellent condition.
MOVEMENT : Capped full plate fusee movement with cap jewels to both balance and escape wheels. Maintaining power. Flat steel balance wheels with regulator mounted on the balance cock.
Signed “Emery, Charing Cross’.
Very good condition throughout and running well
DIAL : White enamel dial with subsidiary seconds dial. In almost perfect condition, with just two tiny chips on the edge at 12.
Nice gold coloured hands.
CASE : Silver, with hallmarks for London, 1819, maker’s mark CT. Milled band and bezels and engine turned back. Small cartouche on the back with initials JJJ.
In excellent condition, with hinges fine and bezel and back cover snapping shut correctly. The engraving is crisp with very little wear and the high domed crystal is fine.
Josiah Emery had premises in Cockspur Street, Charing Cross, London. He died in 1797 when his business was taken over by Recordon & Dupont. Presumably these successors continued to use the Emery name for a period after his death.