Gents pocket watch, gold pair case, John Barwise, London, no 4486, circa 1808.

John Barwise of St Martin's in the Field, London, commenced business about 1790 and operated into the 1850s. In collaboration with Alex Bain, he took out a patent for electric clocks in 1841. A firm trading with the name John Barwise continued into the 1930s.

Physical Description

Gold pair case. White enamel dial has roman numerals and gold hands. Key wound spring; duplex escapement. Fusee and chain.

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