Silver pair cased calendar verge

Stock No. 1600

Smith
Chatham, 1806
Silver pair cases, 57 mm
Verge escapement with calendar

Price £775

An early 19thc verge, with calendar dial.

MOVEMENT : Gilded movement with verge escapement, the balance cock finely engraved and pierced with foliage. Silver regulator disk , blued steel screws, and four round pillars.

Signed (SMITH, Chatham) and numbered (19109).

Protected by a removable silver dustcap. The movement is in very good condition and is running well. The calendar work is complete, and functioning correctly.

DIAL : A fine white enamel calendar dial.

In good condition, with a scratch below 7, and a few small chips around the edge at 4 and 6.
Gilt hands, and steel date pointer.

INNER CASE : Silver, with hallmarks for London, 1806, and maker’s mark IH.

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

OUTER CASE : A silver pair case with silver and maker’s marks matching the inner.

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