Fine old Englich verge pocket watch in a heavy silver casing with outer casing and hand-painted erotic display.
Master watchmaker J. Vile in Deal (a town in the English county Kent, district Dover)
Customized enamel dial with Roman numeral and stripe minute scale. Original hands made of steel - gold-coloured. Hand-painted erotic design - signed, but faded. Dial in good condition.
Watch casing has no recognizable damage. The movement can be accessed by means of an unlocking mechanism below 6 o'clock. Multiple hallmarks.
Massive silver outer casing. Button for opening is missing.
Very beautifully structured fire gilded large verge movement in fine design. Filigreed round verge cock of elaborate design with beautifully made flower centre and capped with decorative element. Movement with chain, fusee and round columns. Signed J. Vile Deal No 5769. Long pin for speed adjustment Fine appliques.
Winding on the back.
The pocket watch key is attached to the pocket watch chain.
The movement works. The watch was manufactured around 1760.
52 mm in diameter with outer casing and without pedant, with 60 mm, with pedant 81 mm, - height 32 mm - weight 181 g
Typical early English verge watch in beautiful condition.
Pictures are part of the description.
The accuracy and running time has not been verified because this is solely a collector's item.
- J. Vile Deal
- Große Spindeluhr mit Übergehäuse - gemaltes Ziffernblatt NO RESERVE PRICE
- England 1770
- Manual winding
- Case material
- Material fineness
- Erotic signed hand painting - fine spindle block
- Pocket watch
- Shipped Insured
- Worn & in very good condition