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On the verge

By HobbitDave
A not very successful attempt at photographing a verge pocket watch Im working on. Made in Norfolk 1785 during the reign of George 111.
Hope you like it, such craftsmanship went into these old watches. The case was originally gilded, and the watch has the usual inner and outer cases - known as pair cased. It has the original bezelled glass in v.2 which is reflecting the light a bit.



Tags: Norfolk Close-up and macro Pocket watch Georgian verge fusee

Voters: pablophotographer, taggart, LynneJoyce and 26 more


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taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
26 Jan 2020 12:37AM
Fabulous macro work, this watch is so very beautiful--love seeing it close up!

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LynneJoyce Plus
11 22 101 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2020 1:18AM
Greetings from a fellow daft o'clock photo editor!

What a beautiful timepiece, artfully recorded.
azurak 12 Croatia
26 Jan 2020 8:28AM
Beautiful macro! The original works for me!
26 Jan 2020 8:37AM
A fine set Dave, beautiful old watch,
Fred.
Beautiful watch Dave. Debs
TrevBatWCC Plus
11 13 14 England
26 Jan 2020 12:06PM
A very beautiful old watch, Dave, with excellent craftmanship. A fine trio, but have to go for the lead as my fave 👍
Trev 😀
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2020 12:53PM
Terrific shots;
you must have such patience and skill,
Ju
26 Jan 2020 1:48PM
Wonderful close-up images of this pocket watch.
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2020 2:46PM
Certainly a thing a beauty Dave.
Peter.
26 Jan 2020 6:46PM
An excellent set of detailed close ups, Dave.
27 Jan 2020 12:01AM
Wonderful textured tone giving great affect. Well done Dave.
WesternRed.
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2020 4:17AM
Superb time piece, well photographed ...
Isabel GrinGrin
29 Jan 2020 6:41AM
Excellent craftmanship indeed Dave , well captured timepiece images
Ian

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