1853 Jos. Pemberton Sold Sterling Pocket Watch by R.

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1853 Jos. Pemberton Sold Sterling Pocket Watch by R.
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Serial #48159 Keywind Fusee Movement. Several service dates scratched into the inside of the watch case. 1853 mark from the City of Chester. Sterling Silver hallmark. Makers Mark is RS in an oval stamp indenture - the type entered by Reuben Squire with the London Assay Office. Jos. Pemberton would have been the retailer of the watch out of the Liverpool area. Hunter case with flip out movement. Case and movement serial number 48159. Retail origin: Liverpool. Richard Squire and his son Reuben were watchmakers near Devon. It was very common for the various components of a watch to be made by 40+ different people. It was unheard of for one maker to make an intricate watch from start to finish.  Watch sold as is and needs servicing by an appropriate professional if it is to run. Â