Silver Pair Cased Irish Pocket Watch

Stock No. 1981

Daniel Linehan
Cork, 1810
Silver pair cases, 59 mm
Verge escapement

Price £575

A large, early 19th century, Irish verge watch, in silver pair cases.

MOVEMENT : Gilt fusee movement, with verge escapement, engraved balance cock, four round baluster pillars, and Bosley type regulator.

Signed Danl. Linehan, CORK and numered 1818.

Running well and in good condition.

DIAL : A fine white enamel dial, in excellent condition, with just a few very light surface scratches.

Nice gold hands. The minute hand is a little scratched and the hour has a repair at the base.

INNER CASE : Silver, with hallmarks for London, 1810, maker’s mark IG.

All in good condition, with a little compression around the rim and some wear at the catch. The hinge is fine and the bezel snaps shut though gapes a little on the right hand side.

The crystal his good.

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

The silver is in good condition. The hinge and catch are fine and the case snaps shut. The catch button has worn down.