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James Montague, London
AN UNUSUAL SMALL GOLD HALF-HUNTING CASED VERGE WATCH 1810, NO. 162
Estimate
1,2001,800
JUMP TO LOT
52
James Montague, London
AN UNUSUAL SMALL GOLD HALF-HUNTING CASED VERGE WATCH 1810, NO. 162
Estimate
1,2001,800
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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James Montague, London
AN UNUSUAL SMALL GOLD HALF-HUNTING CASED VERGE WATCH 1810, NO. 162
Movement: gilded full plate, verge escapement, decoratively pierced and engraved balance cock, a mask at the neck, diamond endstone, flat steel three-arm balance, Bosley-form regulation, fusee and chain, cylindrical pillars, signed and numbered Montague, London, no. 162
Dial: white enamel, outer chapter ring with Roman numerals, inner with Arabic numerals visible through the cover, each chapter with minute ring, aperture for winding at 4 o'clock
Case: plain gold case, the cover with glazed central aperture, Regency pendant with push for opening front cover, case hallmarked London 1810 and with maker's mark WJ incuse for William Jackson

with a small engine-turned gold key
diameter 38mm
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Literature

Terence Camerer Cuss, The English Watch 1585-1970, 2009, p. 348, pl. 222

Catalogue Note

The small size of this watch would suggest that it was almost certainly intended for use by a lady, comparatively few such watches were made before the 1820s.  

The Celebration of the English Watch Part IV, George Daniels 20th Century Innovator

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London