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    George Tyler Verge Fusee with Queen Anne Royal Pillars, circa 1702
    Case: sterling pair case, outer is 57 mm diameter, plain, both with makers mark of "W I", inner with split bezel, outer with seven joint hinge
    Dial: champlevé silver, Roman hours, outer five minute numerals, center signed cartouche, cherub mask, steel beetle and poker hands
    Movement: fire gilt, fusee and chain, verge with worm and wheel set up between the plates, four pillars decorated with silver lattice work affixes forming the letter "A" with a royal crowns above and lions below, pierced winged cock with mask, three arm flat steel balance, No. 74
    Signed: Geo. Tyler on movement, Tyler on dial, "W I" on cases

    It is very probable that this watch was made to commemorate the coronation of Queen Anne in 1702. George Tyler is also the maker of the gold clock watch presented by the Queen to the Earl of Cromarty which appears in this catalog.



    Condition Report*: Type: George Tyler Verge with Queen Anne Royal Pillars
    Signed: Geo. Tyler, London
    Model: verge fusee
    Dial: champleve silver, Roman hours, outer fives
    Hands; steel beetle and poker
    Metal: sterling pair case
    Case Info: plain inner and outer, "W I" makers mark
    Case Width: 57 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: fire gilt, verge, # 747, winged pierced cock with mask, pillars with silver pierced affixes forming a crown and the initial "A" above a lion base
    Circa: 1702
    Condition: cases both very good, dial is very good, movement running and very good, slight loss to two affixes on pillars and steady feet removed from the cock
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