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Edward Tompion, London
A SILVER HUNTING CASED KEYWOUND VERGE WATCH 1804, NO. 4716
Estimate
8001,200
JUMP TO LOT
48
Edward Tompion, London
A SILVER HUNTING CASED KEYWOUND VERGE WATCH 1804, NO. 4716
Estimate
8001,200
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Celebration of the English Watch, Part III, The Genius of Thomas Tompion

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Edward Tompion, London
A SILVER HUNTING CASED KEYWOUND VERGE WATCH 1804, NO. 4716
Movement: gilded full-plate movement, verge escapement, decoratively pierced and engraved masked balance cock, fusee and chain, cylindrical pillars, signed and numbered Edw. Tompion, London, no. 4716
Dial: white enamel, Arabic numerals, outer minute ring, aperture for winding, gold skeletonised hands
Case: plain silver, Regency pendant with spring-loaded pusher to open the cover, hallmarked Birmingham 1804 and with maker's mark WH in rectangular cameo for William Howard, Coventry
diameter 55 mm
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Literature

Terence Camerer Cuss, The English Watch 1585-1970, 2009, pp. 340, pl. 215

Catalogue Note

This early hunting cased watch has a spring loaded push in the Regency pendant to activate the cover. This form of regulation to the movement is a variation of Joseph Bosley’s.

Celebration of the English Watch, Part III, The Genius of Thomas Tompion

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London