Three Case Turkish Oversized Verge Fusee Pocket Watch by Prior with Key
Spectacular 3 Case Turkish Oversized Verge Fusee
Man’s Pocket Watch by Prior with Key
London/England; George Prior; Man’s; Serial #
42,339; Circa: 1790/1850
Complications: Early verge
CASE: The plain sterling silver oversized 77mm nickel tortoise displays
an open face pair case.
DIAL: This white porcelain dial features Turkish numerals, spade and
MOVT: The keyset No. 42,339 gilt movement has a verge escapement,
full-plate layout and is signed.
(The case is in very good condition, custom-made)
(The dial is in very good condition)
(The movement is in very good condition)
(Rarity on a scale of #1 being very common to #10
being extremely rare)
Expert’s Opinion: Prior was known for his Turkish watches - this is one of
his early ones. The outer tortoise case is truly wonderful in color and
condition. The two inner cases have been remade in the 19th Century and
beautifully done. A special watch!