Description

    George Prior Gilt & Tortoise Triple Cased Verge, circa 1810
    Case: 61 mm outer case with pique work and tortoise, 52 mm second gilt case with beveled and hammered finish to the edge and bezel, plain innermost gilt case with carved bow
    Dial: enamel, Turkish market indexes, gold and black dot minute track, spade hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, baluster pillars, pierced and engraved single footed balance cock with bird, silver disc regulator, signed James Bult, London # 8799


    Condition Report*:

    Type: George Prior Gilt & Tortoise Triple Cased Verge
    Dial: enamel, for the Turkish market
    Hands; bllue steel spades
    Metal: gilt
    Case Info: plain inner, second case with fancy bevel front
    Case Width: 61 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, baluster pillars, pierced and engraved single footed balance cock with bird, silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1810
    Condition: movement is good, ticks and runs, dial good, light surface scratches from the hands, inner cases are good, gilt finish has been refreshed, outer case with a few missing pins and the back cover tortoise is lifting some on the edge


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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