||gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, pocket watch-yeoman, nottingham, circa1780
|Themes this item is part of:
||Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
||Back plate is marked 'Jn. Wainwright, Nottingham, no 726'. Case has Birmingham hallmark for 1789-1790 (lion, anchor, king's head, capital r in shield pointed at base).
||Mr John Wainwright, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, Great Britain, circa 1790
B. Loomes, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.242 gives dates of 1779-1820.