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Double-case watch
    • Setting:
      Room XVIII
    • Maker:
      Thomas Mudge, William Dutton
    • Place:
    • Date:
    • Materials:
      gold, gilt brass, enamel
    • Dimensions:
      inner-case diameter c. 42 mm; outer-case diameter 48 mm; sheath diameter c. 56 mm
    • Inventory:
    • Double-case watch (Inv. 3855)

Watch signed by Thomas Mudge and William Dutton. Comprises a smooth inner case, an outer case of enamel on a blue background, and a glass-bottomed gilt brass sheath to protect the enamel. The enamel dial has Roman hour numerals. The hands are of gold. The movement has a chain fusee. The escapement, originally a cylinder model, is now an anchor type. The dust cap is removable.