A late 18th Century English verge in a gold and enamel case with rock crystal glass and matching chatelaine. Full plate fire gilt movement, round pillars with securing affixes. Pierced and engraved silver cock, gilt pierced and engraved plate. Fusee and chain with worm and wheel barrel setup between the plates. Plain three arm steel balance, blue steel spiral hairspring. Blue steel regulator disc visible on the front of the movement in the engraved gilt border. Winding and regulated through the white enamel dial, Roman numerals, gold beetle and poker hands. Unusual rock crystal cover to the dial, the central area gently domed to allow the dial to be seen clearly and faceted around the edge. Gold bezels, pendant and bow. Gold back, the centre of translucent dark blue enamel over an engine turned ground. Border of light blue and white triangles. Gold and enamel chatelaine, the gilt clip with applied oval panel matching the watch supporting three chains to the octagonal central cartouche. Two gold and enamel tassels, gold and enamel key and seal set with an oval white stone engraved with a lighted torch and the motto "A la Verite".