Georgian English pair cased verge by Edwards c1770

Georgian English pair cased verge by Edwards c1770

Code: WE23

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This is an English gilt pair cased verge made circa 1770

The movement has a good balance and chain but the watch runs too fast and gains over an hour in 24 hours

Movement – the gilt full plate verge movement has square baluster pillars and a pierced watch cock with a silver regulator disc. The movement is signed “Willm Edwards Junr, London” 1021 and is in 95% mint condition

Inner case – the movement comes in a gilt inner case, which has a hinged bezel. The movement is wound from the back, set from the front and accessed from the front also. The case has a smooth plain finish and is in 80% mint condition – there is gilding missing but this is honest wear.

Case – the original and matching outer case has a smooth plain finish. The case is in 80% mint condition – again there is gilding missing but this is honest wear.

Dial – the white enamel dial has mismatched gilt hands and is in 95% mint condition

The watch has a bulls eye mineral glass

The watch is key wound / key set and comes with old period keys

The watch measures 45mm x 22mm