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||Science & Measurement Collection
||Back plate is marked 'Cade & Robinson, London, no 4849'. Silver hunter case has London hallmark for 1813-1814 (lion, crowned leopard, capital s), and letters 'IG'. Inner case is marked 'A Gift from Mr Oswald of Cavens to Wm Ballingall of the Superb, Leith, April 1822'.
||Cade & Robinson, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, circa 1813
G.H. Baillie, Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, p.49 gives dates of 1820-1825.
||William Ballingall, Leith, Scotland, Great Britain, Apr 1822