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Three Colour  Gold Verge

Price : £3,650.00
Circa 1780
Diameter   42 mm       Depth   10 mm

A late 18th Century verge in a stone set three colour gold consular case.  Full plate fire gilt movement with round pillars.  Pierced and engraved cock, silver regulator disc.  Plain three arm steel balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. Wound through the white enamel dial with Roman and Arabic numerals, stone set hands.  Attractive 18 carat continental consular case.  The back engine turned and decorated with  applied three colour gold decoration, the scene framed by an oval border of white stones.  Two colour gold bezel also set with a single row of white stones.

Signed       A James   Change Alley    London    

Unusually this continental case and dial uses an English movement.  It shows no signs of being a replacement, the dial feet occupying the original holes in the plate.  It may be the original customer specified an English movement be used or alternatively the English watchmaker imported the case and dial.