MADE CIRCA: 1780
MATERIAL: Yellow Gold & Enamel
MOVEMENT: Verge Movement
CASE DIAMETER: 50mm
Jefferys & Jones were a prominent firm of royal goldsmiths, jewelers and sword retailers in London from 1765-1828. They were known for their superior quality and elaborately decorated watches.
A chatelaine with watch can be found in the Royal Collection , acquired by Queen Mary in 1937.
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