Old verge fusse pocket watch case,

hi everyone i have a lovely old pocket watch, ( working very well ) but can not work out age on cases, it has what looks like a leopard head but has a different crown then the one i can find, the watch i believe is Georgian period and the date the U doesn’t look right for the date, the maker ??? . the watch movement has the name Richard Harris from guildhurst any info will help.

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The date letter is completely correct - it’s upper case U for 1815/16. The case maker’s mark is IR for James Richards.


omg many thanks, i thought the maker mark was IK, so its London

Yes, it’s London. I probably should have mentioned it.