Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Antique Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case Pocket Watch C1770 Painted Dial

Rare Verge Fusee English Repousse Pair Case with Scenic Painted Porcelain Dial England; Mathew Pratt; Mans; Serial #20,569; Circa 1770 CASE: The sterling silver 16-size pair case features an open face, repousse decorations, and is signed R. DIAL: This fancy scenic white porcelain dial displays Roman numerals and filigree hands. MOVT: This key set movement with verge/fuse escapement is gilt with a full plate layout and is signed. C 3-16 (Case is in Very Good Condition – slightly worn) D 3-43-53 (Dial is in Very Good Condition – hairline – very slightly chipped) M 3 (Movement is in Very Good Condition) R 8.5 (#1 is considered common to #10, which is an extremely rare item) Very attractive verge fusee, repousse case shows wear but evenly. Dial is still with sharp colors. Pair Case Higher end early verge fusee watches were often in a pair case. Pair case refers to when a pocket watch is placed within another case (nesting), therefore two cases. The outter protective case is often very decorative. There are also watches, such as those made for the Turkish Market, that had up to four cases, each nesting perfectly within each other and keeping the inner watch safe from damage. Key-wind/Key-set Movements The very first pocket watches up until the third quarter of the 19th century had key-wind and key-set movements. A watch key was necessary to wind the watch and to set the time. This was usually done by opening the case back and putting the key over the winding-arbor (which was set over the watch’s winding-wheel, to wind the mainspring) or by putting the key onto the setting-arbor, which was connected with the minute-wheel and turned the hands. Some watches of this period had the setting-arbor at the front of the watch, so that removing the crystal and bezel was necessary to set the time. This watch includes a reproduction of the correct size key, it is not the original. Verge Fusee Escapement Used in antique spring-powered mechanical watches and clocks, a fusee is a cone-shaped pulley with a helical groove around it, wound with a cord or chain which is attached to the mainspring barrel. Fusees were used from the 15th century to the early 20th century to improve timekeeping by equalizing the uneven pull of the mainspring as it ran down. The mainspring is coiled around a stationary axle (arbor), inside a cylindrical box, the barrel. The force of the spring turns the barrel. Repouss√© or Repoussage Repousse is a metalworking technique in which a malleable metal is ornamented or shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low relief. It is also known as embossing. We consider any reasonable Best Offers – Please submit your best offers! ABOUT US: Ashland presents the worlds best vintage and pre-owned watches and jewelry online. We offer leading brands such as Vacheron Constantin, Rolex, Patek Phillipe, Breitling and many more. We are delighted to present ongoing sales of luxury watches of all brands and price points, shop master watchmakers such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Rolex, Cartier and Audemars Piguet. CUSTOMER SERVICE: Contact: Rick Gilbert Hours: 9 – 5 EST, Monday – Friday Address: Ashland Investments Sarasota Arts & Antique Center 640 South Washington Blvd, Suite 185 Sarasota, FL 34236. These charges are the buyers responsibility. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as gifts – US and International government regulations prohibit such behavior. The item “ANTIQUE VERGE FUSEE ENGLISH REPOUSSE PAIR CASE POCKET WATCH C1770 PAINTED DIAL” is in sale since Wednesday, March 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches”. The seller is “eashland_net” and is located in Sarasota, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Features: Pair Case
  • Department: Men
  • Serial Number: 20,569
  • Display: Analog
  • Case Color: Silver
  • Vintage: Yes
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
  • Case Material: Sterling Silver
  • Year Manufactured: Pre-1800
  • Country Made: England
  • Escapement Type: Verge
  • Year of Manufacture: Pre-1800
  • Pocket Watch Size: 16
  • Dial Color: White
  • Brand: Mathew Pratt
  • Style: Luxury
  • Closure: Open Face
  • Movement: Mechanical (Key-winding)
  • Type: Pocket Watch

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