Verge With Seconds Dial & Stopwork
Stock No. 1910
Silver pair cases, 56 mm
An early 19th century verge watch, in silver pair cases, with subsidiary seconds and stop work.
MOVEMENT : Gilt fusee movement, with verge escapement, engraved and pierced balance cock, diamond endstone, four round baluster pillars, and silver regulator disk.
Signed Spink, WINDSOR and numbered 10749.
Running well and in good condition.
DIAL : A white enamel dial, with subsidiary seconds dial, and stop work.
A lever on the side of the case at 3 can be used to stop and restart the movement.
In reasonable condition, with just a flake at the centre of the seconds dial, another at the centre, and a tiny flake on the edge at 2.
Blued steel hands.
INNER CASE : Silver, with hallmarks for London, 1808, maker’s mark WL under a stag
All in very good condition. The hinge is fine and the bezel snaps shut correctly. The high dome crystal has some light scratches but no chips The bow and stem are original.
OUTER CASE : A silver pair case, with hallmarks and maker’s mark matching the inner.
Again, the silver is in very good condition. The hinge, catch and catch button are all fine and the case snaps shut.
The case maker is William Lindsley of Bunhill Row, London.