SILVER CHAMPLEVE DIAL CALENDAR – Circa 1710

Signed Thos Smoult – Lancaster
Circa 1710
Diameter 54 mm
Depth 16.5mm

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Step back in time with the exquisite "Silver Champleve Dial Calendar - Circa 1710," a testament to the artistry and craftsmanship of 18th-century English horology. This remarkable verge pocket watch, signed by the⁤ renowned‍ Thos Smoult⁢ of Lancaster, is encased in a stunning silver pair case that houses​ a deep full plate fire gilt movement, complete with Egyptian pillars and a fusee and chain mechanism. The intricate details of​ the watch, from​ its ‍pierced and engraved winged cock to ​the steel coqueret and foot, exude elegance and sophistication. The champleve dial, signed in silver, features an engraved ​brass edge, Roman and Arabic numerals, and a small circular aperture for the gilt⁤ date indication, all complemented​ by blue steel beetle and poker hands. The matching silver pair cases, adorned ‌with a silver pendant and stirrup bow, bear the maker’s mark "TB"‌ with a coronet, adding to the ⁤watch's historical ⁤significance. With a diameter of 54mm and a depth of 16.5mm, this unique timepiece not ⁤only serves as a functional calendar but also as a valuable addition to any discerning collector's assemblage.

This is a stunning 18th-century English verge pocket watch with a champleve dial that has a calendar feature. The watch has a silver pair case and features a deep full plate fire gilt movement with Egyptian pillars. It has a fusee and chain with a worm and wheel barrel set up between the plates. The winged cock is pierced and engraved with a mask, while the steel coqueret and pierced and engraved foot add to the watch's elegant appeal. The balance is made of plain steel and features a silver regulator disc.

The dial is made of signed silver champleve and has an engraved brass edge. The watch also has a small circular aperture for the gilt date indication, Roman and Arabic numerals, blue steel beetle, and poker hands. The silver pair cases match and feature a silver pendant and stirrup bow with the maker’s mark "TB" and a coronet above it.

This unique pocket watch is one-of-a-kind and was signed by Thos Smoult in Lancaster in the 1710s. Its diameter measures 54mm, and its depth is 16.5mm. This watch would certainly make a valuable addition to any collection.

Signed Thos Smoult - Lancaster
Circa 1710
Diameter 54 mm
Depth 16.5mm

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