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Verge watch shown below. The case is hallmarked 1811.
Makers with the surname Ainsworth, had been recorded in Liverpool in the 1740's and 80's (a John and a Robert) and later in 1834 (James).
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A verge pocket watch in a silver pair case hallmarked for 1811.
Photo by Robert Trickey
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