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PAIR CASED OTTOMAN TURKISH Market Verge Fusee Antique Pocket Watch

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PAIR CASED OTTOMAN TURKISH Market Verge Fusee Antique Pocket Watch


ID: 228

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Good British pair case verge fusee watch for Ottoman market.
Diameter of inner case is 47mm, outer case is 58mm.

George Prior may be the best known maker for Ottoman market.
Baillie mentions George Prior as maker of repute, especially in watches for Turkey. Received two awards from Society of Arts.
Watches in multiple museum collections worldwide.


Watch features enamel movement, signed in Arabic, with rare monogrammed cock, decorated with "gp" letters for George Prior.
White enamel dial with Arabic numbers.

Both cases bears London date hallmarks for 1832 and WB maker's mark.

Condition
Condition is quite good.
Dial is in good condition with minor wear.
Movement is running in every position, though I don't guarantee time keeping.
The case appears to be in good condition with common period wear.
Mineral glass.

Good fully authentic verge watch for Ottoman market from reputable maker.
Not for sale