The inner gold case numbered 6022 with winding hole and shutter. Makers mark JW. A swivel gold pendant. The outer case hall marked 1741 and maker’s mark JW, also scratch-numbered to the flange.
Gold champlevé dial with matted finish, waxed Roman and Arabic numerals and signed in plain reserves Graham London. Blued-steel beetle-and-poker hands.
The gilt brass fusee movement signed Geo. Graham London No. 6022 with square baluster pillars, brass escape wheel and steel cylinder, the balance cock pierced and engraved with scrolling foliage and a mask, diamond endstone, silver regulation dial. The gilt dust cover signed Geo. Graham London, F. and S for regulation and scratch-numbered to inside.
Horstmann collection, and sold Christie’s, London, 14 June 1960, lot 64.
Odmark collection, USA, and sold Christie’s, London, 11 March 2005, lot 154 (£7,500).
Garnier & Carter, The Golden Age of English Horology, 2015, p.176-177.
George Graham, London, No. 6022 circa 1741
Small gold pair-cased cylinder watch