Auction 18.02.1998

Christie's
London, South Kensington

Date of the auction: 18.02.1998

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A gold hunting cased pocket watch, Robert Roskell, Liverpool, 32132, circa...

A gold hunting cased pocket watch, Robert Roskell, Liverpool, 32132, circa 1830, cream enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, moon hands, signed and numbered gilt fusee movement with lever escapement, Liverpool jewelling, compensation balance, diamond endstone, engine turned, chased

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An open faced gun metal keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss...

An open faced gun metal keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1910, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and minute recording sector, frosted gilt movement with bi-metallic compensation balance, plain gun metal case, diameter 53mm. See Colour Illustration (Plate

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A gold open faced jump hour pocket watch, circa 1820

A gold open faced jump hour pocket watch, circa 1820, engine turned gilt dial with eccentric minute chapter ring, subsidiary seconds and Arabic hour aperture, blued steel hands, frosted gilt Lepine calibre movement with cylinder escapement, gold cuvette, engine turned case, diameter 40mm. See Colour

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1910

An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1910, gilt dial signed within a cartouche Touring, Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, nickel plated movement jewelled to the third and with compensation balance, gold cuvette, polished case, the front cover engraved with the

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A small gold and bloodstone fob watch, circa 1860

A small gold and bloodstone fob watch, circa 1860, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, moon hands, bar movement with cylinder escapement, gold cuvette signed Dumoret, Fournisseur de l'Empereur, Rue de la Paix 5, 2/58, case with milled band, the bloodstone back with an applied pierced and chased

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold fancy link watch chain, approximately 17-inches long

An 18ct. gold fancy link watch chain, approximately 17-inches long, with a late 18th Century gold and hardstone fob seal, the matrix engraved with a coat of arms, together with a gold filled open faced keyless lever Waltham pocket watch

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A gold, enamel, pearl and rose diamond set watch and chatelaine...

A gold, enamel, pearl and rose diamond set watch and chatelaine, Continental, part circa 1800, white enamel dial with Arabic numerals and outer Arabic five minutes, eccentric winding hole, frosted gilt bar movement with cylinder escapement, case with pearl set borders, the back cover overlaid with

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A keyless lever chronograph pocket watch movement, Patek Philippe...

A keyless lever chronograph pocket watch movement, Patek Philippe, No.174120, circa 1900, signed white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, outer seconds ring, subsidiary constant seconds and minute recording dials, gold Louis hands, signed and numbered frosted gilt movement with wolf's tooth winding

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A small gold and enamel verge pocket watch, circa 1790

A small gold and enamel verge pocket watch, circa 1790, white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, eccentric winding hole, gilt fusee movement numbered 3727, case decorated with a panel of dark blue translucent enamel with gold foil border and centre over an engine turned ground, enamelling probably

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £250 - £300

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A platinum and enamel open faced keyless lever pocket watch, Longines...

A platinum and enamel open faced keyless lever pocket watch, Longines, circa 1925, signed silvered dial with blue Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, moon hands, signed gilt movement numbered 3816472, jewelled to the centre, compensation balance, signed and numbered case with white enamel band

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An unusual yellow metal and enamel folding purse watch, circa 1940...

An unusual yellow metal and enamel folding purse watch, circa 1940, rectangular silvered dial with Roman and baton numerals, signed UTI , signed 15-jewel rectangular movement, winder lacking, cylindrical revolving case hinged from each end with two flaps, each overlaid with black enamel, the front

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold half hunting cased centre seconds pocket watch, E.S...

An 18ct. gold half hunting cased centre seconds pocket watch, E.S. Comberbach, Blackburn, No.877, mid-19th Century, signed cream dial with gothic Roman numerals, blued steel hands, signed and numbered gilt fusee movement with screwed chatons and compensation balance, gold cuvette, polished case with

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A gold, enamel and rose diamond set pocket watch, Romilly A Paris, circa 1780

A gold, enamel and rose diamond set pocket watch, Romilly A Paris, circa 1780, white enamel dial with Roman numerals intersected with rose diamond dots, outer Arabic five minute numerals, eccentric winding hole, rose diamond set hands, signed gilt fusee movement with later lever escapement and

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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Two Movado Ermeto purse watches

Two Movado Ermeto purse watches, the first silver gilt and enamel, square black dial with gilt baton markers, open/close winding, stepped rectangular case with sliding covers overlaid with black enamel, 47mm x 32mm; the second silver, silvered dial with Arabic numerals, manual winding, rectangular

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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Three watches, a watch chain and a cigarette case

Three watches, a watch chain and a cigarette case, a 9ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, a 9ct. gold open faced keyless lever watch, a 9ct. gold watch chain with glass swivel fob, a 9ct. gold lady's wristwatch and a 9ct. gold cigarette case. (6

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A gold filled quarter repeating hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch...

A gold filled quarter repeating hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1910, white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, frosted gilt movement with compensation balance, case with engraved monogram, repeat button in the band, diameter 53mm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold open faced split seconds keyless lever chronograph, Class "A...

An 18ct. gold open faced split seconds keyless lever chronograph, Class "A" Certified at Kew Observatory, Swiss, 1908, white enamel dial inscribed 146-76, Watchmaker to the Admiralty, Non-Magnetizable, Swiss Made, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and minute recording dials, frosted gilt movement

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold open faced keyless lever pocket watch, Parkinson & Frodsham...

An 18ct. gold open faced keyless lever pocket watch, Parkinson & Frodsham, London, No.6488, 1883, white enamel dial signed Parkinson & Frodsham, London, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, signed and numbered half plate frosted gilt movement with screwed chatons, blued steel

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold open faced keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss...

An 18ct. gold open faced keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss, circa 1900, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary constant seconds and minute recording dials, outer seconds divided into fifths, frosted gilt movement with cut bimetallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, polished

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £300 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A large 18ct. gold half hunting cased keyless lever centre seconds pocket...

A large 18ct. gold half hunting cased keyless lever centre seconds pocket watch, 1895, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, gold hour and minute hands, blued centre seconds hand, three quarter plate frosted gilt movement numbered 126346 with screwed chatons, blued steel screws and cut bimetallic

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A large 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Chas...

A large 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever pocket watch, Chas. Frodsham, London, 04640/ADFMSZ, 1872, signed and numbered white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, signed and numbered frosted gilt movement with screwed chatons and cut bimetallic compensation

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss...

An 18ct. gold hunting cased keyless lever chronograph pocket watch, Swiss, retailed by West End Watch Co., circa 1900, white enamel dial signed West End Watch Co., Swiss Made, Roman numerals, subsidiary constant seconds and minute recording dials, outer seconds divided into fifths, frosted gilt

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold hunting cased pocket watch, Jas. McCabe, Royal Exchange...

An 18ct. gold hunting cased pocket watch, Jas. McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, 05812, 1868, signed and numbered white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, gold fleur-de-lys hour and minute hands, blued seconds hand, signed and numbered gilt fusee movement with lever escapement and

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold open faced keyless Duplex pocket watch, Robt. Roskell...

An 18ct. gold open faced keyless Duplex pocket watch, Robt. Roskell, Liverpool, No.64464, 1859, signed white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, signed and numbered three quarter plate frosted gilt movement with duplex escapement, patent winding with early type crown

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold half hunting cased keyless lever centre seconds pocket watch...

An 18ct. gold half hunting cased keyless lever centre seconds pocket watch, Josh. Penlington, Liverpool, No.13931, 1874, signed and numbered white enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer Arabic five minute markers, gold hour and minute hands, blued steel centre seconds hand, signed and numbered

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold open faced pocket watch, Turnbull & Young, Glasgow, 1874

An 18ct. gold open faced pocket watch, Turnbull & Young, Glasgow, 1874, white enamel dial signed Turnbull & Young, Glasgow, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, signed frosted gilt fusee movement numbered 13336, bimetallic compensation balance, screwed chatons, gilt dust cover

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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An 18ct. gold half hunting cased pocket watch, 1869

An 18ct. gold half hunting cased pocket watch, 1869, white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, three quarter plate frosted gilt fusee movement with lever escapement and bi-metallic compensation balance, gold cuvette, case with engraved monogram and blue Roman chapter ring, London

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £150 - £200

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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Three pocket watches, briefly comprising

Three pocket watches, briefly comprising: a 9ct. gold open faced keyless lever watch; a 9ct. gold open faced lever watch and an 18ct. gold open faced cylinder watch

Lot #: 40

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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A gilt metal Movado purse watch, circa 1960

A gilt metal Movado purse watch, circa 1960, signed square silvered dial with raised gilt baton markers, movement with open/close winding, gilt case with textured sliding covers, corner suspension loop, 48mm x 33mm

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £25 - £200

Date: 18 Feb 1998

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Two 18ct. gold pocket watches, the first, an open faced centre seconds...

Two 18ct. gold pocket watches, the first, an open faced centre seconds watch, 1870, white enamel dial with Roman numerals, halberd hands, three quarter plate frosted gilt movement signed Wm. Edwards, 44 New Street, Birmingham, screwed chatons, compensation balance, gold cuvette, plain case with stop

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £200 - £300

Date: 18 Feb 1998