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John Berry
GOLD PAIR CASED VERGE WATCH WITH ARMORIAL ENGRAVINGS, HEAVY GOLD CHAIN AND FOB NO. 2579 MOVEMENT & OUTER CASE 1750 & INNER CASE 1816
Dial: later white enamel, gold spade hands
Movement: gilt full plate, verge escapement, winged pierced and engraved balance cock with foliate scrolls and a mask, signed John Berry, London, No. 2579
Case: gold associated inner case, stamped IG and with London hallmark for 1816, outer gold case with armorial engravings, London hallmark for 1750, maker's mark C.C
Dimensions: 50mm diameter
Signed: movement
Accessories: together with a gold heavy curb link chain and unusual three part Carnelian fob seals nested together as one, the largest and exterior fob with engraved coat of arms, the middle with monogram, the smallest with the family crest, and fitted box retailed by Green & Ward, London
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Catalogue Note

The crest are those of the Cope Baronets of Essex, Middlesex, Northumberland and Ireland.

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