ALEXANDER CUMMINGS LONDON SILVER
Alexander Cummings, London, No. 1049.
Very fine and very rare silver pair cased dumb half-quarter-repeating watch with à tact
OUTER: Two-body, polished. INNER: two-body, "bassine" with curved-in edge,
White enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute divisions. Gold "spade" hands.
37 mm. hinged, frosted gilt full-plate with cylindrical pillars, fusee and chain,
cylinder escapement with Cummings curved teeth of the escape wheel, brass balance
with flat balance spring, single-footed clock, striking on steel block fixed to the case by
depressing the pendant, gilt brass dust cup, lever for à tact option at 7 o'clock.