A1725

18th Century English Calendar Verge

£940.00

Signed    Chas Cobb   Alresford
Hallmarked London   1781
Diameter   50 mm       Depth   15 mm

1 in stock

Description

A late 18th Century English verge with calendar in silver pair cases.  Full plate fire gilt movement with round pillars.  Pierced and engraved cock, pierced and engraved foot and plate for the silver regulator disc. Fusee and chain with worm and wheel barrel setup between the plates. Plain three arm steel balance, blue steel spiral hairspring.  White enamel dial with central indication for day of the month,  Roman numerals, blue steel beetle and poker hands.  Matching silver pair cases, silver pendant and bow, maker’s mark "SP" in a rectangle and number corresponding to that on the movement.

English watches of the period with simple calendar indications are uncommon.  In excellent overall condition.