1811 John Bentley Verge Fusee Pocket Watch Sterling Silver Pair Case Georgian. This is for parts or repair.The watch doesn't run, though the balance seems ok. When wound, the watch moves the hands rapidly indicating that there is a problem with the verge contacting the crown wheel. There is a verge type of escapement and a fusee. The dial has a few hairlines. The crystal is a bullseye crystal and the edge has chips by the 1 & 2. The watch is missing its key. For your consideration is this English John Bently Verge Fusee pocket watch. This watch has an English Gold date code that has an "Q" and "GC". GC is an English maker George Collins in London. The case was made in 1811 according to the date code and I think the watch is from the same time period.
The movement is marked, Jn Bently Liverpool No. Case Material: The case is Sterling.
Measurements: The case measures 57.5mm in diameter, not including the bow. It is 25mm in thickness when closed. It weighs 136 grams in total. By purchasing items with Tamarack Shack Antiques, 10% of all sales are donated to BEAM, the Belize Education & Action Ministry, a non-profit Christian organization. BEAM provides scholarships to Kings College as well as supports the monetary and spiritual needs of churches within northern Belize.
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This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "meredith411" and is located in Phillips, Wisconsin. This item can be shipped to United States.