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Silver pocket watch and chain
Pocket watch with alarm in silver case. Thirty hour duration, gilt brass, four pillar, capped fusee movement with verge escapement. Alarm train with standing barrel. Brass balance with flat spiral balance spring. Pierced and engraved balance bridge with polished steel cocquerette. Silver regulating disc engraved with 'AVANCE' and 'RETARD' - Fast/Slow. Potence plate engraved with the name 'Godemar Freres et Capt.'. Underside of pillar plate stamped 'JAPY'. Scratched inside sprung gilt metal cap is the letter 'X'. Convex white enamel dial with Arabic hour numerals and five minute marks. Winding through dial above 6, with polished steel collar. Alarm winding through dial below 12. Blued-steel moon hour hand, blued-steel alarm hand with moon counterbalance. Open face silver case with reeded band. Pierced dome engraved within a floral border and the words 'From Emma Lyon Hamilton, Calais France. To my dear friend George Brummell Caen France. IN EXILE AND ADVERSITY'. Scratched inside is 'EQ90'. Dome fitted with an alarm bell, scratched 'EQ90' and 'G F'. Stamped incuse inside case back with '47' and '2018'. Scratched with '2582', '705', '43', '8' and 'G'. The watch comes complete with a silver chain and two watch keys. The chain is 400mm long and 5.8mm in diameter and is made from white metal belcher links (probably silver) with a sprung bolt catch, steel split ring and two base metal and steel watch keys. The inscription on the watch which relates to Emma, Lady Hamilton (circa 1765-1815) is thought to be dubious.
Object number: JEW0217
Date: circa 1810
Artist: Godemars Freres et Capt.
Dimensions: 440 mm x 508 mm
- Image reference: S1761
- © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London