James Dawes London Early Verge Fusee, circa 1780
    Case: sterling silver hallmarked pair cases, 49 mm, plain, bulls eye crystal
    Dial: enamel, Arabic hour numerals, spade hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, baluster pillars, verge with fancy pierced cock, worm and wheel set up between the plates
    Signed: James Dawes London on the movement

    Condition Report*:

    Type: James Dawes London Early Verge
    Model: verge fusee
    Dial: enamel, Arabic hours
    Hands; spade
    Metal: hallmarked sterling
    Case Info: plain pair cases
    Case Width: 49 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: gilt fusee, verge with pierced fancy cock, steel balance wheel, baluster pillars
    Circa: 1780
    Condition: dial with hairlines, minute hand later, cases good but some dents, movement non running, chain present, looks complete, balance swings freely

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    8th-9th Monday-Tuesday
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