2 ANTIQUE ENGLISH SILVER PAIR CASE VERGE POCKET WATCHES FOR SPARES OR REPAIR

Two English silver pair case pocket watches for spares or repair.
Larger watch in matching pair cases hallmarked Birmingham 1865, numbered 450 and with indistinct casemaker's mark RO (probably Richard Oliver of Clerkenwell, London). Outer case in good condition with sound joint and sprung catch. Inner case with sound joint but rather ill-fitting bezel (could be improved). 'Bull's-eye' mineral glass with surface marks but no chips or cracks. Good firm silver stirrup bow. Pair cases minus movement and glass weigh 76gms.
Excellent 45mm diameter white enamel 'Speed The Plough' dial with hand-painted polychrome country scene depicting a farmer ploughing with two horses. Barely visible hairline from XII to centre. Heavy gilt hour and minute hands.
Verge fusee movement signed W. WARD GRIMSBY and numbered 450. Movement is complete with fusee chain on and with verge balance in place. Verge has both flags and pivots but may not be correct fit to this watch. Pierced balance cock with grotesque mask. Bosley regulator. Diameter of outer case is 55mm.
Smaller watch in matching pair cases hallmarked London 1780 and with casemaker's incuse mark W.L (probably William Linsey of London). Outer case in good condition with sound joint but with missing catch and button. Inner case in good condition with sound joint and well-fitting
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