Description

    J. Tarts London Repoussé Silver & Tortoise Triple Cased Verge With Chain, circa 1765
    Case: 60 mm outer case with pinned tortoise, secondary repouseé silver case with classical scene, scrolls and scallops, plain inner silver case, silver multi-link chain with barrel shaped slide, seal fob, winding key and hook
    Dial: fancy painted scene at center, Roman numerals, arcaded minute track, gilt filigree hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, verge fusee, squared baluster pillars, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock, silver disc regulator


    Condition Report*:

    Type: J. Tarts London Repoussé Silver & Tortoise Triple Cased Verge With Chain
    Dial: fancy pained enamel, Roman
    Hands; gilt filigree
    Metal: sterling inner and second case
    Case Info: outer pinned tortoise
    Case Width: 60 mm outer
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, verge fusee, squared baluster pillars, two footed pierced and engraved balance cock, silver disc regulator
    Circa: 1765
    Condition: overall very good, movement good and ticking well, silver cases are very good, tortoise is good with just a few missing pins, dial is very good, center of the crystal is scuffed


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    May, 2013
    21st Tuesday
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