Large Silver Calendar Verge
Hallmarked London 1819
Diameter 63 mm
A large early 19th Century English verge with seconds and calendar in silver pair cases. Full plate gilt keywind fusee movement. Engraved mask cock with diamond endstone, plain flat three arm polished steel balance with blue steel spiral hairspring, gilt Bosley regulator. White enamel dial with subsidiaries for calendar and seconds, Roman numerals, blue steel seconds hand, gilt hands. Matching silver pair cases, silver oval pendant and bow.
Signed J Alexander London
Unusually the calendar is set by hand. The watch has been made without any automatic mechanism and it would not be possible to fit one unless a thicker dial plate was used.