Joseph Windmills. A fine and rare early 18th century silver pair cased repeating alarm pocket watch
London circa 1700
Gilt full plate movement signed Windmills London, pierced and engraved winged balance cock, tulip pillars, engraved and pierced barrel, two hammers striking on internal bell, silver champleve dial with Roman numerals and inner silver alarm setting disc with fleur-de-lys steel hour pointer, blued steel single hand for setting the alarm, inner case with finely engraved and pierced sound aperture around the band, stamped under the bell with the casemakers mark WI for William Jaques of London, outer silver hinged case
- Please note that this lot is not a repeating pocket watch.