Beautiful British verge pocket watch by Nicholas Prevost.
The outer case diameter is 57mm, inner case is 50mm. Thickness is 36mm. Weight is hefty 141 grams.
The watch is signed by N. Prevost in London. Nicholas Prevost, recorded by Baillie, circa 1710.
The watch is a good example of British watchmaking of late XVII / early XVIII.
Movement features tulip pillars and cock with D-shaped foot - these details appeared about 1690s and disappeared to 1710.
The engraving also makes think about 1700.
Very nice piece.
The case hasn't any hallmarks, what isn't surprising for such an early watch.
Besides inner case is later polished..
The watch appears to be in good condition.
Movement is nice and clean, appeared to be in good running condition and works in every position.
Champleve silver dial seems to be free from defects.
Case is in good condition with some period wear.