London Silver Pair Cased Pocket Watch

Stock No. 1984

London, 1833
Silver pair cases, 59 mm
Verge escapement


A large, mid 19th century, London verge watch, in silver pair cases.

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

Signed Bannister, LONDON and numbered 35722.

Running well and in good condition with just some rubbing to the top plate at the regulator arm.

DIAL : A white enamel dial, in good condition, with just a few very light surface scratches, some flakes around the central aperture and two light hairlines running from the centre towards 6:30 and 8:30,

Gilt brass hands.

INNER CASE : Silver, with hallmarks for London, 1833, maker’s mark JJ.

All in good condition, with a little wear at the catch. The hinge is fine and the bezel snaps shut properly.

The high dome bull’s eye crystal is good, with no chips though some scratches.

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.