Silver pair cased Verge pocket watch J. Case BN London 1796. A beautifully elegant pair cased verge watch by the famous London maker James Freeman. In a paired case with correct hallmarks for London 1796. Incuse makers mark BN, with pellet between initials is for Bartholomew Need 13 Bridgewater Square and 6 Cross Street Clerkenwell. Mark entered 6.8.1787 (Grimwade section V and VI). Dimensions: Outer case 5.7cm diameter x 2.6cm. Inner case 4.8cms diameter x 2.5cm. Length of watch including suspension loop: 7.6cm. Condition: The enamel face is clear and clean. There is a very faint hairline between 11 and 12 (very hard to see with the naked eye – see photographs). Fob hanger is secure but skew. The outer case is missing its catch button. I have not attempted to wind the watch and the workings appear complete. The workmanship on the movement is exquisite. Items like this shed light onto a distant time and underline the fact that craftsmanship and the ability to make extraordinary things by hand was a common currency. The item “Silver pair cased Verge pocket watch J. Freeman. Case BN London 1796″ is in sale since Tuesday, March 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Pocket Watches/Chains/Fobs”. The seller is “nigel315″ and is located in St Boswells, Melrose, Borders. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Composition: Sterling Silver
- Product: Pocket Watches/ Chains/ Fobs