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Verge repeating watch in gold pair case

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An image of Verge repeating watch in gold pair case. Chevenix, P. D., maker, England, London. Elin, Paul, case maker, possibly. 
MOVEMENT: Full plate movement engraved 'P D Chevenix 690', same on cap. Balance cock with pierced and engraved table, polished steel end piece with diamond end stone, mask at neck, foot chased. Brass balance. Slide plate engraved, silver regulation dial with radial Roman figures I to VI. Pierced fusee iron post. Case bolt in brass edge with nib through dial. Potance with short foot, riveted to plate. Counter potance, with square foot, riveted to plate. Plain repeating barrel, screwed to plate, outside flattened at edge of plate. Pillar plate with four turned pillars, third pinion sink. Fusee and chain, tangent set-up under barrel, barrel with top lip. Contrate wheel between hour rack and repeating barrel. Verge escapement. Train planted anti-clockwise. Five pinion runners governed by depthing pinion, second wheel in sink. Runners planted anti-clockwise. REPEATING WORK: 1/4 with chain repeating rack. All or nothing lever moved by hour can follower. Mechanism semi-polished. 1/2. 1/4 snail (a replacement), loose on cannon pinion, driven by spring into pinion. BRASS EDGE: Plain with joint. DIAL: White enamel on copper, ladder minute ring with diamond shaped quarter marks, and short radial Roman chapters. Counter enamel with painted 'W'. The dial is a replacement. HANDS: Gold, polished spade and poker. BELL: Scratched on the outside 'Drury' and '1.06.5'. CAP: Silver, oval table engraved as above, regulation crescent, winding pipe. Broad flat blued steel catch. Inside scratched '690' on table. INNER CASE: Gold, pierced and engraved band, with scene at pendant, mask at 6 o'clock. The back with a group of flowers, engraved at centre. Pendant, fixed by three screws, stirrup bow. Inside 'HM London 1742'. Maker's mark script 'PE' letter in rectangle with sharp corners. Body with cut-out for pulse piece. Plain bezel. OUTER CASE (A): Gold repousse with pierced pan

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Verge repeating watch in gold pair case. Chevenix, P. D., maker, England, London. Elin, Paul, case maker, possibly. MOVEMENT: Full plate movement engraved 'P D Chevenix 690', same on cap. Balance cock with pierced and engraved table, polished steel end piece with diamond end stone, mask at neck, foot chased. Brass balance. Slide plate engraved, silver regulation dial with radial Roman figures I to VI. Pierced fusee iron post. Case bolt in brass edge with nib through dial. Potance with short foot, riveted to plate. Counter potance, with square foot, riveted to plate. Plain repeating barrel, screwed to plate, outside flattened at edge of plate. Pillar plate with four turned pillars, third pinion sink. Fusee and chain, tangent set-up under barrel, barrel with top lip. Contrate wheel between hour rack and repeating barrel. Verge escapement. Train planted anti-clockwise. Five pinion runners governed by depthing pinion, second wheel in sink. Runners planted anti-clockwise. REPEATING WORK: 1/4 with chain repeating rack. All or nothing lever moved by hour can follower. Mechanism semi-polished. 1/2. 1/4 snail (a replacement), loose on cannon pinion, driven by spring into pinion. BRASS EDGE: Plain with joint. DIAL: White enamel on copper, ladder minute ring with diamond shaped quarter marks, and short radial Roman chapters. Counter enamel with painted 'W'. The dial is a replacement. HANDS: Gold, polished spade and poker. BELL: Scratched on the outside 'Drury' and '1.06.5'. CAP: Silver, oval table engraved as above, regulation crescent, winding pipe. Broad flat blued steel catch. Inside scratched '690' on table. INNER CASE: Gold, pierced and engraved band, with scene at pendant, mask at 6 o'clock. The back with a group of flowers, engraved at centre. Pendant, fixed by three screws, stirrup bow. Inside 'HM London 1742'. Maker's mark script 'PE' letter in rectangle with sharp corners. Body with cut-out for pulse piece. Plain bezel. OUTER CASE (A): Gold repousse with pierced pan

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  • Accession Number: M/P.60 & A-1913
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: GFX 50S
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 788 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 503.16kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2017:11:17 03:12:14

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18th Century Chevenix copper dial dial plate Fitz_AA Georgian gold numbers numerals Paul Elin pierced repeating watch repousse timepiece verge watch watch watch face

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