Auction 16.09.1998

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 16.09.1998

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An 18ct. gold open faced keyless lever centre seconds pocket watch, 1903

An 18ct. gold open faced keyless lever centre seconds pocket watch, 1903, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minutes, gold hour and minute hands, steel centre seconds hand, three quarter plate frosted gilt movement with screwed chatons and bimetallic compensation balance, gold

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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Nine pocket watches and a pocket barometer.

Nine pocket watches and a pocket barometer

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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An 18ct. gold minute repeating half hunting cased keyless lever pocket...

An 18ct. gold minute repeating half hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, W.W. Kemp, Bristol, No.2390, 1885, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, signed and numbered three quarter plate frosted gilt movement with screwed chatons and bimetallic

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A 9ct. gold quarter repeating hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch...

A 9ct. gold quarter repeating hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1910, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, bezel and glass lacking, frosted gilt movement jewelled to the third and with bimetallic compensation balance, metal cuvette, plain case with repeat

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £200 - £400

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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Five watch keys, comprising

Five watch keys, comprising: a 9ct. gold and hardstone swivel fob key, a cruciform key, two cone shaped keys and a key in the form of a door key with brooch fitting. (5

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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Three purse watches, comprising

Three purse watches, comprising: a silver gilt Movado Ermeto purse watch, a silver and enamel Movado Ermeto purse watch and a Jaeger le Coultre alarm purse watch. (3

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £450 - £550

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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Two open faced pocket watches, comprising

Two open faced pocket watches, comprising: a gold quarter repeating pocket watch, Maynard, Paris, No.8, circa 1830, distressed and altered, 53mm; an Elgin gold filled open faced keyless lever pocket watch, circa 1910, 50mm. (2

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A verge pocket watch movement, Vacheron & Constantin, No.40630, circa 1810

A verge pocket watch movement, Vacheron & Constantin, No.40630, circa 1810, white enamel dial signed Vacheron & Constantin, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, gold hour and minute hands, signed and numbered full plate gilt fusee movement, the balance cock pierced with the letters VACHERON & C

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch, Sarcar, 1970's

An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless pocket watch, Sarcar, 1970's, gilt dial signed Sarcar, Geneve, baton markers and Arabic half hours, slim plain frosted case, 42mm

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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Two gold keyless lever pocket watches

Two gold keyless lever pocket watches, the first, open faced, white enamel dial signed Siegele, Berlin, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, louis hands, signed gilt movement, metal cuvette, plain polished case, 48mm, the second, hunting cased, white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, James Poole & Co...

An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, James Poole & Co., London, No.5825, 1873, signed white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, signed and numbered half plate frosted gilt movement with bimetallic compensation balance and diamond endstone, gold cuvette, engine

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gold open faced keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1910

A gold open faced keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1910, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and minute recording dials, outer seconds divided into fifths, blued steel hands, frosted movement with bimetallic compensation balance, gold cuvette inscribed

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gold repousse pair cased verge pocket watch, Nourrisson, London, first...

A gold repousse pair cased verge pocket watch, Nourrisson, London, first half 18th Century, gold champleve dial signed within two central cartouches Nourison, London, Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minutes, arcaded minute ring, gilt fusee movement with square baluster pillars, pierced, chased and

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A silver shuttered purse watch, Tavannes, retailed by Dunhill, 1928

A silver shuttered purse watch, Tavannes, retailed by Dunhill, 1928, square silvered dial signed Dunhill, Chronometre, Tavannes, luminous Arabic numerals, signed circular nickel plated movement with 15-jewels and three adjustments, rectangular case with sprung shutters operated by depressing the

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gun metal open faced keyless lever pocket watch with calendar and...

A gun metal open faced keyless lever pocket watch with calendar and moonphase, Swiss, circa 1910, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, gilt dot minute markers, subsidiary day, date and month dials and constant seconds with moonphase, frosted gilt movement jewelled to the centre, gun metal cuvette

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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An 18ct. gold minute repeating keyless lever hunting cased pocket watch, 1883

An 18ct. gold minute repeating keyless lever hunting cased pocket watch, 1883, white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, frosted gilt movement jewelled to the centre with screwed chatons, bimetallic compensation balance with diamond endstone, gold cuvette

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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Four 18ct. gold pocket watches, comprising

Four 18ct. gold pocket watches, comprising: an open faced centre seconds pocket watch by T.R. Russell, Liverpool, 1891, 53mm; an open faced keyless lever pocket watch by Army & Navy, London, 1899, 46mm; an open faced keyless lever pocket watch, anonymous, 1910, 48mm; an open faced keyless lever

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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Two silver pair cased verge pocket watches

Two silver pair cased verge pocket watches, the first, Jolliffe, Northampton, 1845, enamel dial with Roman numerals, the centre decorated with a ploughing scene, signed gilt fusee movement, plain pair cases with London marks for 1845, 56mm; the second, Brice, Sandwich, 1769, white enamel dial with

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £350 - £400

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gold and enamel open faced keyless lever fob watch, Swiss, circa 1900

A gold and enamel open faced keyless lever fob watch, Swiss, circa 1900, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, frosted gilt movement with compensation balance, gold cuvette, case decorated with chased scrolls and an enamel scene of a cherub seated on clouds, 30mm

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A purse/desk timepiece, Swiss, retailed by Cartier, circa 1960

A purse/desk timepiece, Swiss, retailed by Cartier, circa 1960, circular two tone gilt dial signed Cartier, Paris, baton markers, blued steel hands, 17-jewel adjusted nickel plated movement with compensation balance, cabochon set winding crown, circular case with polished bezel, reeded band, snap on

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gold and hardstone fob seal, 19th Century

A gold and hardstone fob seal, 19th Century, chased flower and scroll mount with hardstone matrix engraved with initials and a crest

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A silver and enamel "digital" purse watch, Clarte for Hermes, 1930's

A silver and enamel "digital" purse watch, Clarte for Hermes, 1930's, rectangular case overlaid with black enamel and with corner suspension loop, hour and minute apertures showing Arabic numerals on white enamel discs, damascened nickel plated lever movement signed Clarte, flip top opening to

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A silver and snakeskin purse watch, Movado, "Baby Ermeto", circa 1940

A silver and snakeskin purse watch, Movado, "Baby Ermeto", circa 1940, rectangular silvered dial signed Movado Ermeto, Arabic numerals, movement with open/close winding, case with sliding covers overlaid with snakeskin, 42mm x 25mm, with original display box

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gun metal open faced keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Omega, circa...

A gun metal open faced keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Omega, circa 1910, white enamel dial signed Omega Cadran Brevete S.G.D.G., Arabic numerals, outer coloured timing scales, subsidiary minute recording dial, frosted gilt movement with compensation balance, micrometer adjustment to

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A 14ct. gold and enamel hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Elgin...

A 14ct. gold and enamel hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Elgin, circa 1900, white enamel dial signed Elgin, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, signed frosted gilt movement jewelled to the third, chased case decorated with black enamel, 44mm. See Back Cover Illustration

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gold enamel and seed pearl fancy watch chain

A gold enamel and seed pearl fancy watch chain, the two strand rope chain with two enamel and seed pearl set large links, terminated with two tassels and a T-bar combining a propelling watch key. See Back Cover Illustration

Lot #: 38

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch with enamel cypher of King...

A gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch with enamel cypher of King Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Charles Oudin, Paris, late 19th Century, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, frosted movement with wolf's tooth winding, straight line lever escapement and bimetallic

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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An ormolu mounted desk/wall timepiece

An ormolu mounted desk/wall timepiece, circular white enamel dial with Roman numerals, gilt fusee movement signed Cuth: Lee, London, large Egyptian pillars, winged balance cock, square case with ormolu mounts, 11.4cm square

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £25 - £100

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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A cylinder watch movement with centre seconds, Ellicott, London, 8358, late...

A cylinder watch movement with centre seconds, Ellicott, London, 8358, late 18th Century, later white enamel dial signed Ellicott, London, with Roman numerals, centre seconds, signed and numbered gilt fusee movement with pierced, chased and engraved balance cock with diamond endstone, signed and

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 16 Sep 1998

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An 18ct. gold open faced pocket watch, Arnold Chas. Frodsham, 6690, 1846

An 18ct. gold open faced pocket watch, Arnold Chas. Frodsham, 6690, 1846, white enamel dial signed Arnold Chas. Frodsham, 6690, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, gold moon hands, signed and numbered frosted gilt fusee movement with lever escapement and cut bimetallic compensation balance, engine

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 16 Sep 1998