Pair-cased pocket watch in pinchbeck and leather outer casing with verge escapement, made by Will Kipling, London, 1705-1737. Movement inscribed 'Will Kipling no.483'. The movement consists of silver pillars (jewelled endstone removed).
A pair-cased pocket watch consists of inner and outer cases to both protect the movement from dust and damage and as an aesthetically-pleasing attribute. This pocket watch with a verge escapement was made by Will Kipling, a watchmaker working in London in the early-eighteenth century.