- Museum number
SILVER AND TORTOISE-SHELL PAIR-CASED VERGE WATCH WITH DATE INDICATOR.
Silver champlevé dial with gilt-brass centre; date indicator around outside.
Blued-steel hand. Silver inner case; tortoise-shell covered brass outer case with silver rims and silver and gilt piqué decoration, front bezel missing.
- Production date
Diameter: 43 millimetres (dial)
Diameter: 49.40 millimetres (inner ase)
Diameter: 57.10 millimetres (outer case)
Thickness: 35.60 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Probably a contemporary forgery.
- Not on display
Latest: 5 (Jun 2019) active corrosion on steel work
3 (1993) Very dirty.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Following the successful acquisition of the celebrated Ilbert collection of clocks (1958,1006 collection), prints and other related materials made possible by the generous donation of funds by Gilbert Edgar CBE Ilbert's watches were then acquired using funds provided by Gilbert Edgar, public donations and government funds.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.0536 (Ilbert Collection)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: L26 (Ilbert Ledger)