Gents pocket watch movement, John Vidion, Faversham, Kent, no 1120, circa 1790.

Physical Description

White enamel dial has black roman numerals. Key wound spring; verge escapement. Fusee and chain; winding dial. Hands are missing.


One of several watch movements donated by Ingram Brothers jewelers in 1937. During the 1930s Depression, customers would bring in gold or silver fob watches to sell for the value of the gold or silver. Ingrams (and other jewelers) melted down the cases to sell the metal, but kept the movements of historically interesting watches.

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