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Pocket Watch - Cade & Robinson, London, circa 1813 Object Reg. No: ST 024754

Gents pocket watch, silver hunter case, Cade & Robinson, London, no 4849, circa 1813

Presentation watch: inner case is marked 'A Gift from Mr Oswald of Cavens to Wm Ballingall of the Superb, Leith, April 1822'.

The Superb was one of the ships operated by The London and Edinburgh Shipping Company in 1828.
White enamel dial has roman numerals. Detachable cover is cut away to show jewel, engraving, and slow to fast adjustment.

Key wound spring; verge escapement. Fusee and chain. Steel scape wheel.
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Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 2.4 cm (Width), 5.5 cm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: gents watches, key watches, pocket watches, elgin swiss gents, elgin swiss gents pocket watch, horology
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: england
Inscriptions: 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'.
Maker: 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.
Presented To: William Ballingall, Leith, Scotland, Great Britain, Apr 1822

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