DAVID READ, GLASGOW, AN 18ct. GOLD PAIR CASED CYLINDER POCKET WATCH OF MEDICAL INTEREST
signed David Read, Glasgow, 1807, 1806.
white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, pierced gold hour and minute hands, signed and dated gilt fusee movement with cylinder escapement, pierced and chased balance cock with portrait profile and diamond endstone, gilt dust cover, stop slide in the bezel, plain inner case, the outer case inscribed Presented to Allan Burns Efquire. Lecturer on Anatomy & Surgery. By the class attending his first course as a testimony of their regard for his talents, and gratitude for his valuable instructions. Glasgow 29th April 1807,
casemaker's initials JW, Chester marks for 1806,