Auction 24.06.1992

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 24.06.1992

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18ct. gold paircase verge pocket watch in plain outer case with engraved...

18ct. gold paircase verge pocket watch in plain outer case with engraved monogram to the reverse, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the later frosted gilt fusee movement with pierced cock, signed Geo. Edwin, London 54mm. diam

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Morris Tobias, London, No.1598: A gilt paircase calendar verge pocket watch...

Morris Tobias, London, No.1598: A gilt paircase calendar verge pocket watch in plain outer case, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, large subsidiary seconds at six, date ring at twelve, gold halberd-style hands, the signed frosted gilt fusee movement with pierced cock and stop lever in the

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £500 - £800

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Eardley Norton, London: A ¼ repeating calendar cylinder pocket watch in...

Eardley Norton, London: A ¼ repeating calendar cylinder pocket watch in later case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, inner date ring and serpentine blued steel hands, the signed frosted gilt fusee movement under signed dust cover with pierced cock and ruby end-stone, cylinder escapement

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Eardley Norton, London: A silver calendar verge pocket watch , the white...

Eardley Norton, London: A silver calendar verge pocket watch , the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and Arabic five minute divisions, inner calendar ring and central hand, the signed frosted gilt fusee movement with pierced cock and ruby endstone with verge escapement, under seperate dust cover

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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International Watch Co.: A gold keyless hunter pocket watch in plain case...

International Watch Co.: A gold keyless hunter pocket watch in plain case with engraved monograms to both sides, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds, the signed frosted gilt movement jewelled to the third with screwed chatons, the bimetallic balance with lever

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Hamilton Watch Co.: A World War II U.S. Navy keyless openface deckwatch in...

Hamilton Watch Co.: A World War II U.S. Navy keyless openface deckwatch in two-tier glazed mahogany deck box with outer carrying case, the white metal case with screwed bezel and protected winder, the white dial with Arabic numerals, Up and Down indicator, subsidiary seconds, the screwed back with

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Thomson & Profaze, London: 18ct. gold keyless half hunter pocket watch in...

Thomson & Profaze, London: 18ct. gold keyless half hunter pocket watch in engine turned case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, the frosted gilt ¾-plate movement jewelled to the third with screwed chatons, the bimetallic balance with lever escapement and diamond

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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An unusual keyless skeletonised pocket watch in drum shaped case with...

An unusual keyless skeletonised pocket watch in drum shaped case with decorative rim and bezel, the white enamel chapter ring with Roman numerals, the skeletonised movement visible through the centre, the glazed back also revealing the nickel plated bar movement with bimetallic balance and jewelled

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £500 - £600

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Cyma: An unusual gold and enamel keyless pendant watch in oval case, the...

Cyma: An unusual gold and enamel keyless pendant watch in oval case, the reverse with chased and engraved floral decoration with an enamel cartouche containing engraved monogram, engine turned bezel, the matt silvered dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and blued steel moon hands, the

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Cartier, Paris: A gold keyless open-face dress watch in slim plain case...

Cartier, Paris: A gold keyless open-face dress watch in slim plain case, the silvered engine turned dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, decorative engraving to the rim, the snap-on back with makers mark numbered 360 3676, the signed gilt bar movement jewelled to the

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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S. Smith & Son: A silver openface chronograph pocket watch in plain case...

S. Smith & Son: A silver openface chronograph pocket watch in plain case, the white enamel dial with outer seconds ring and sweep centre seconds operated by the crown, eccentric chapter ring with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for running seconds and elapsed minutes, further inscribed Watchmakers

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Patek Philippe, Geneve: An 18ct. gold keyless openface dress watch in plain...

Patek Philippe, Geneve: An 18ct. gold keyless openface dress watch in plain case with woven decoration to the rim, the matt silvered dial with raised baton numerals, the snap on back with makers mark numbered 2613236 783, the signed movement jewelled to the centre with eighteen jewels, adjusted to

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A yellow metal Masonic triangular keyless openface pocket watch , the case...

A yellow metal Masonic triangular keyless openface pocket watch , the case with embossed Masonic symbols, the mother of pearl dial with coloured Masonic symbols for numerals, with the motif Love your fellow man lend him a helping hand , the hinged back revealing the makers name G. Schwab, Loeillet

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Vulliamy: An 18ct gold and turquoise set open-face lever pocket watch , the...

Vulliamy: An 18ct gold and turquoise set open-face lever pocket watch , the reverse with raised floral decoration set with turquoise, the bezel similarly decorated, the engine turned gold dial with hatched motif to the centre, the signed frosted gilt fusee movement with monometallic balance, ruby

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Omega: A gold keyless hunter pocket watch , the chased and engraved covers...

Omega: A gold keyless hunter pocket watch , the chased and engraved covers illustrating a hunter to the front and an alpine scene to the reverse, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and Arabic five minute divisions, subsidiary seconds, the frosted gilt movement jewelled to the third with lever

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Charles Frodsham: An unusual silver fast oscillating 60 second timer , in...

Charles Frodsham: An unusual silver fast oscillating 60 second timer , in drum shaped case with back wind, the brushed silvered dial inscribed Char. Frodsham, 84, Strand London , with Arabic five second divisions calibrated in hundreths, sweep centre seconds operated by a button in the pendant, the

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,300 - £1,600

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Fureur: An unusual openface keyless Tourbillon pocket watch , the plain...

Fureur: An unusual openface keyless Tourbillon pocket watch , the plain case with visible escapement to the reverse, the white enamel dial with eccentric chapter ring and Arabic numerals, outer seconds scale with sweep centre seconds, the case with glazed hinged back, the frosted gilt movement with

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Patek Philippe: An 1890's gold keyless hunter pocket watch in engine turned...

Patek Philippe: An 1890's gold keyless hunter pocket watch in engine turned case with engraved monogram to the front cover, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, the signed frosted gilt bar movement jewelled to the third, the bimetallic balance with counterpoised lever

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Patek Philippe: An unusual late 1920's deck watch in plated brass drum...

Patek Philippe: An unusual late 1920's deck watch in plated brass drum shaped case, the matt white dial with baton numberals and large subsidiary seconds, blued steel hands, the snap on back with makers mark numbered 294963, the signed frosted gilt bar movement jewelled to the centre, the bimetallic

Lot #: 32

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Vacheron & Constantin: An interesting nickel cased deckwatch in brass bound...

Vacheron & Constantin: An interesting nickel cased deckwatch in brass bound mahogany box, the matt silver dial with regulator layout, eccentric chapter ring with Roman numerals, large subsidiary seconds, centre minute hand with outer Arabic five minute divisions, the hinged back numbered 250997, the

Lot #: 33

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A Continental gold ¼ repeating automata and erotic pocket watch in engine...

A Continental gold ¼ repeating automata and erotic pocket watch in engine turned case, the skeletonised dial with white enamel chapter ring and Arabic numerals, flanked by gilt Jacquemarts appearing to strike the quarters on two bells with the repeating mechanism visible behind, a slide in the band

Lot #: 34

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A nineteenth century gold and enamel musical erotic automata seal , the...

A nineteenth century gold and enamel musical erotic automata seal , the pendant with blue and white enamel and engraved decoration, the base hinged to reveal the painted enamel automated erotic scene, the mechanism and music activated by a slide in the band 30mm x 25mm

Lot #: 35

Estimate: £5,000 - £6,000

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A nineteenth century Vienese silver gilt and polychrome enamel form watch...

A nineteenth century Vienese silver gilt and polychrome enamel form watch in the shape of a harp, the body decorated with painted enamel scenes of a lady in a garden, cherubs and under the base a courting couple in a landscape, with various floral and scroll decoration, the shield shaped base on

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Longines: A gold keyless hunter pocket watch , the chased and engraved case...

Longines: A gold keyless hunter pocket watch , the chased and engraved case with birds and floral decoration, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals and red five minute divisions, subsidiary seconds and decorative gold hands, the signed nickel plated movement jewelled to the centre with screwed

Lot #: 42

Estimate: £600 - £700

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A small silver carriage timepiece in repousse case surmounted by a handle...

A small silver carriage timepiece in repousse case surmounted by a handle and on bun feet, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the eight day movement with platform escapement 64mm. height

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A large nickel openface calendar keyless pocket watch in plain case, the...

A large nickel openface calendar keyless pocket watch in plain case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, apertures for date and day of the week, subsidiary seconds, the frosted gilt movement jewelled to the third, the uncut bimetallic balance with counterpoised lever escapement under cuvette

Lot #: 44

Estimate: £400 - £500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A nineteeth century gold and enamel Mandolin form watch , the body with...

A nineteeth century gold and enamel Mandolin form watch , the body with blue, white and black enamel and floral decoration, the fret board with painted enamel scene of musicians, the back opening to reveal the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, the hinged movement with verge escapement 63mm

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £1,800 - £2,200

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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Bautte & Cie: A Swiss gold and enamel and stone-set openface pendant watch...

Bautte & Cie: A Swiss gold and enamel and stone-set openface pendant watch , the reverse with dark blue guilloche enamel with stone-set monogram and decorative border, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the frosted gilt bar movement jewelled to the third with cylinder escapement under signed

Lot #: 55

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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A fine and rare Japanese inro verge timepiece in carved shitan wood outer...

A fine and rare Japanese inro verge timepiece in carved shitan wood outer case with removable top and glazed front, brass dial with single hand and adjustable silvered numeral segments for the hours, the circular brass movement with pierced bridge cock and floral engraving, the back plate with

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £3,000 - £3,500

Date: 24 Jun 1992

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An 18ct. gold ¼-repeating chronograph keyless hunter pocket watch in plain...

An 18ct. gold ¼-repeating chronograph keyless hunter pocket watch in plain case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, Arabic five minute divisions and off-set subsidiary seconds, sweep centre seconds operated by a button in the band, the frosted gilt ¾-plate movement with Nicole Nielson

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Jun 1992