- Museum number
SILVER AND TORTOISE-SHELL PAIR-CASED VERGE WATCH WITH ALARM [DIAL AND OUTER CASE NOT ORIGINAL].
Later silver dial.
Gilt hands, not original.
Silver inner case, pierced and engraved; pendant not original; silver and tortoise-shell outer case, not original.
- Production date
Diameter: 39.50 millimetres (dial)
Diameter: 46.20 millimetres (inner case)
Diameter: 52.10 millimetres (outer case)
Thickness: 32.80 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- Fusee chain was removed in 1994 and is stored separately. The fusee chain currently in the watch must therefore be a later replacement, though no record of its addition has been found.
- Not on display
Latest: 2 (Apr 2018) chain loose
2 (Nov 1996)
5 (Apr 1996) Heavy verdigris on case.
4 (1994) Rust on alarm mainspring and fusee chain; very dirty.
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Previous owner/ex-collection number: A19/1 (Ilbert Ledger)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: CAI.0596 (Ilbert Collection)