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    Problem with hallmarks

    Yes you are possibly right. The Lion Passant denotes sterling silver or (little known fact) at this time 22ct gold. The punchmark to the left is the Leopards Head (Crowned) for London assay. This is frequently unidentifiable as the punches were used from year to year and became worn. The date...
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    Henry Thompson, London Identification Help...

    Hi, as an English collector I am afraid inform you there is no way this watch is 1777 as the English wedge shaped balance cock is ALWAYS post 1800 (except on chronometers) and is usually post 1812 when lever watches went into quantity production. The same applies to the Bosley regulator. These...

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