- Museum number
SILVER PAIR-CASED VERGE WATCH WITH ALARM.
. Verge escapement; alarm set by hollow square in dial at 7.30 position.
Silver champlevé dial. Silver pair cases; pierced and engraved; complete with later gilt-brass key.
Blued steel beetle-and-poker hands.
- Production date
Diameter: 43.80 millimetres (dial)
Diameter: 58.90 millimetres (outer case)
Thickness: 33.60 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Neale, in AH Vol XVII, p.569, gives Winmills London 5685 as hallmarked 1716, and Windmills London 5978 also as 1716. [DRT.JAN/1995]
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.0378 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: F5 (Ilbert Ledger)