Gold pair cased verge

Stock No. 1584

William Adcock
London, 1766
Gold pair cases, 51 mm.
Verge escapement

Price £3300

Good quality verge movement, in fine gold pair cases.

MOVEMENT : Gilt verge movement, with engraved and pierced balance cock, large diamond endstone, polished steel balance wheel, four square pillars, and blued screws.

Signed and numbered (6760).

This movement is in excellent condition, and is running well.

DIAL : Fine white enamel dial, almost perfect with just some very light surface scratches.

Nice original 18th century blued steel beetle and poker hands.

INNER CASE : 22ct gold, with clear London hallmarks for 1766, maker’s mark HB.

In good condition throughout. The hinge is fine and the bezel snaps shut correctly.
The high dome crystal is perfect.

OUTER CASE : 22ct. gold pair case with clear matching hallmarks to the inner.

In excellent condition. The hinge, catch and catch button are all fine and the bezel snaps shut correctly.

The gold cases weigh about 54.5 gms., excluding movement and crystal.

William Adcock is listed in London, after 1747.