18th Century pocket watch. This is very nice gilt-metal p/c verge by Daniel De St. (Servant) to her Majesty, London, no. 2791, fine original signed dial and hands. He was renowned for his very fine clock watches and also his repeating watches made for the Turkish and Islamic markets. Note the makers inscription on the movement Servant to the Queen this has to be one of the early uses of a Royal Charter. The 35mm Enamel Dial is in very good condition, has Roman Numerals and Arabic Minutes in the outer chapter ring. (The spring clip for opening the movement at 6 is missing) The Verge-Fusee Movement bears serial number 2791 and is in very good cosmetic and working order. The 38mm Inner Case 66mm incl. Pendant Ring is in very good condition, but has lost most of the gilt colour on the outside and bears the Makers Mark T. The 48mm Outer is in excellent condition, but again has lost most of the gilt colour. Watches by this eminent Maker rarely reach the market. The item “Gilt Cased Pocket Watch By Daniel de Saint Leu 18th Century Verge Fusee” is in sale since Saturday, April 28, 2018. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches”. The seller is “simsvintage” and is located in Wootton Wawen. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Movement: Mechanical (Key-winding)
- Year of Manufacture: Pre-1800