- Museum number
SILVER PAIR-CASED CYLINDER WATCH WITH DATE INDICATOR.
Full-plate; separate barrel bridge; fusee; four-wheel train.
Two separate plates screwed to the front-plate are engraved all over with trophies of arms.
Cylinder escapement, gilt-brass wheel, steel cylinder; steel 3-arm balance; spiral balance spring; annular slide regulator. Narrow balance-bridge.
White enamel dial, hours 1-12; calendar 1-31, odd numbers only; signed.
Gold hour and minute hands, blued-steel calendar hands.
Outer case lined with red velvet,
- Production date
Diameter: 53.60 millimetres (dial)
Diameter: 57.40 millimetres (inner case)
Diameter: 67 millimetres (outer case)
Thickness: 25.50 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The spurious hallmarks on the case and the design of the movement suggest that although the watch has a London name, it may well be of continental origin.
- Not on display
- Latest: 2 (2017)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.1877 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: K21 (Ilbert Ledger)