Description

    William Kipling London Oignon Watch with Date, circa 1700
    Case: massive, pair case sterling, outer is 59 mm diameter, seven joint hinge, inner with seven names and dates inscribed from previous owners dating from 1722 to 1935, glass bulls eye crystal, both cases numbered 503 and bearing the makers initials of "TI"
    Dial: silver champleve, signed Kipling London, date window below center, Roman hour chapters, black minute track, outer Arabic five minute numerals, gilt hands
    Movement: deep fire gilt full plate, pierced Egyptian pillars, three arm balance, No. 503, worm and wheel set up between the plates, blue steel case catch spring, verge fusee and chain
    Signed: Movement signed Will. Kipling London 503, cases both with number 503 and "TI" makers mark, dial signed Kipling London


    Condition Report*:

    Type: William Kipling London Fine Verge with Date
    Signed: Will. Kipling London, 503
    Model: verge with fusee
    Dial: champleve silver, Roman hours, outer fives
    Hands; filigree minute, poker hour
    Metal: silver
    Case No: 503
    Case Info: silver pair cases, inscribed inner
    Case Width: 59 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: deep fire gilt full plate, pierced and engraved cock with mask, pierced Egyptian pillars, worm and wheel set up between the plates, No. 503
    Circa: 1700
    Condition: movement ticking and running well, dial very good, later minute hand, cases very good
    Notes: back cover of the inner case is engraved with names and dates of seven previous owners dating from 1722 to 1935


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