Verge movement by Charles Clay, London

Stock No. M159

Charles Clay
London, c1720
Verge movement & dial

Price £300

MOVEMENT : Signed and numbered (844). Fine ornate pillars.

MOVEMENT CONDITION : Very dirty, but almost complete. The balance has lost the top pivot, though the staff seems fine. One screw missing from the top plates, but otherwise all ok.

MOVEMENT SIZE : 8 mm between the plates. Top plate 37.2 mm. Dial plate 38.8 mm.

DIAL : Early enamel dial, probably just slightly later than the movement.
Wonderful condition with just some tiny chips around the edge. One foot missing from the dial false plate.

No hands but complete with motion wheels.

DIAL SIZE : 40 mm. (dial false plate).