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Verge Fusee Key wind 18kt gold and Silver pocket watch – 18th Century

Case Material: Gold,Silver
Weight: 53 g
Case Shape: Round
Movement: Manual Wind
Case Dimensions: Diameter: 38 mm (1.5 in)
Place of Origin: France
Period: Late 18th Century
Date of Manufacture: 18th century
Condition: Good

£3,160.00

This is a stunning antique pocket watch from 18th-century France, made in the 1790s. The watch boasts a beautiful open face swing-out style case, with a diameter of 40mm. The case is made of 18K gold and silver and decorated with intricate repoussé metalwork. The watch is also adorned with a lovely enamelled dial with Roman numerals and filigree hands.

The watch is a key wind and key set design, with a verge fusee escapement. It is signed and comes with a porcelain dial, adding to the watch's charming antique appeal.

Despite showing minor signs of use, this pocket watch is in good condition overall. However, it's worth noting that there is a crack on the dial between the 15 and 20 numerals, which adds a touch of character to the piece.

If you're a collector of antique watches, or you're simply looking for a stunning piece of French history, this antique 18th-century Verge Fusee Key wind pocket watch is certainly a worthwhile investment. The dimensions of the watch are 6.5cm x 4cm x 1.7cm, with a weight of 53g.

Case Material: Gold,Silver
Weight: 53 g
Case Shape: Round
Movement: Manual Wind
Case Dimensions: Diameter: 38 mm (1.5 in)
Place of Origin: France
Period: Late 18th Century
Date of Manufacture: 18th century
Condition: Good