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Thomas Best, probably
Silver pair-cased verge watch

Inner case: indistinct maker’s mark
Inner case: London hallmark for 1766
Movement: Best, London 3049
Movement: The hinge block is scratch numbered ‘47’, 1766

outer case; silver; repoussé inner case; silver dial; gilt-brass, enamel; white and polychrome movement; gilt-brass; pierced and engraved, silver

inner case 41.7 mm diameter outer case 49.7 mm diameter movement 7 mm pillar height


Presented by Revd William Bankes, 1975.

WA1975.105

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