Thos SAUNDERS, 258 White Chapel Rd, London. No 986


Good capped and jewelled verge.

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Engine-turned silver case in the lever style, hallmarked London 1841, case and pendant makers stamp ID (John Joseph Dyer, Clerkenwell)). Capped and jewelled fullplate fusee movement with well engraved balance-cock, both movement and cap nicely signed. Verge (recoil) escapement. Unusual 5-arm steel balance, spiral balance-spring. One-piece enamel dial in perfect condition, gold hands. 51 mm diameter.

Thomas Saunders, 258 Whitechapel Road, London, watch and clockmaker - retailer. NB: This ID cameo mark of Dyer is one of the few recorded by someone who made both cases and pendants.

A fine verge watch worthy of being worn and enjoyed. The light engine-turning does show slight signs of wear, but in overall very fine condition. Serviced and guaranteed.