Auction 24.11.1992

Christie's
London, King Street

Date of the auction: 24.11.1992

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Movado: A rare nickel chronometer deckwatch with up-and-down indication...

Movado: A rare nickel chronometer deckwatch with up-and-down indication, the eccentric chapter-ring with Roman numerals and Arabic five minute divisions, power reserve indication below the VI, outer seconds ring with sweep centre seconds, the case with screwed back, the nickel plated movement

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Jas.McCabe: A two-train independent seconds gilt bar movement jewelled to...

Jas.McCabe: A two-train independent seconds gilt bar movement jewelled to the third, with bi-metallic balance and English lever escapement signed by the makers and No.03529, the similarly signed and numbered white enamel dial with Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands and sweep centre independent

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £400 - £600

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Isaac Rogers, London: A good triple-case silver tortoiseshell verge pocket...

Isaac Rogers, London: A good triple-case silver tortoiseshell verge pocket watch for the Turkish market, the outer case with tortoiseshell and silver pinwork decoration, the plain intermediary case with decorative rims, the white enamel dial with Turkish numerals and blued steel beatle and poker

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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An 18ct. gold keyless chronograph hunter pocketwatch in plain case with...

An 18ct. gold keyless chronograph hunter pocketwatch in plain case with engraved monogram to the front cover, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, sweep centre seconds operated by a button in the band, the ¾-plate movement with bi-metallic balance, lever escapement and

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £500 - £700

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Vacheron Constantin: A ladies gold and enamel keyless openface pendant...

Vacheron Constantin: A ladies gold and enamel keyless openface pendant watch , the reverse with stone-set cartouche with engraved drapes on a striped white enamel background with blue enamel rim and bezel, the silvered dial with Arabic numerals, signed nickel plated bar movement jewelled to the

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Lepine: A ladies gold and enamel openface pendant watch , the reverse with...

Lepine: A ladies gold and enamel openface pendant watch , the reverse with multi-coloured floral decoration, the silvered eccentric engine turned dial with Roman numerals and gold moon hands, the frosted gilt bar movement with cylinder escapement, with gold and enamel pendant brooch 33mm.diam

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Patek Philippe: A 1920's platinum openface keyless dress watch in plain...

Patek Philippe: A 1920's platinum openface keyless dress watch in plain case, the matt silvered dial with Breguet numerals and subsidiary seconds, the snap-on back with makers mark No. 408677, the signed movement jewelled to the centre with 18 jewels, 8 adjustments, and No. 802246 43mm.diam

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A silver keyless triangular masonic pocketwatch , the case with masonic...

A silver keyless triangular masonic pocketwatch , the case with masonic symbols in high-relief, the mother-of-pearl dial with coloured masonic symbols for numerals, with the inscription Love your fellow man, lend him a helping hand , the nickel plated bar movement signed Tempor W. Co. with 15 jewels

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Josh.Sarjent: A silver openface chronometer pocketwatch in engine turned...

Josh.Sarjent: A silver openface chronometer pocketwatch in engine turned case, the white dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, the signed frosted gilt and engraved fusee movement jewelled throughout, the bi-metallic balance with engraved cock and diamond endstone, blued steel helical

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £700 - £900

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Desbois & Wheeler, London: A gold hunter cased chronometer pocketwatch in...

Desbois & Wheeler, London: A gold hunter cased chronometer pocketwatch in plain case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, large subsidiary seconds and gold spade hands, the signed frosted gilt fusee movement under hinged cuvette, the bi-metallic balance with flat blued steel free-sprung

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Army and Navy, London, No.2850: A late 19th century 18ct. gold keyless...

Army and Navy, London, No.2850: A late 19th century 18ct. gold keyless free-sprung half-hunter pocketwatch with up-and-down indication in plain case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for running seconds and power reserve, the signed frosted gilt half-plate fusee movement

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,600

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A gold openface minute repeating keyless pocketwatch in plain case with...

A gold openface minute repeating keyless pocketwatch in plain case with engraved monogram to the reverse, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, Arabic five divisions and subsidiary seconds, the frosted gilt bar movement jewelled to the hammers, repeating on two gongs operated by a slide in the

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Russells Ltd., Liverpool: An 18ct. gold minute repeating keyless hunter...

Russells Ltd., Liverpool: An 18ct. gold minute repeating keyless hunter pocketwatch in plain case with engraved monogram to the front cover and armorial crest to the reverse, the signed Willis dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, signed frosted gilt ¾- plate movement jewelled to the

Lot #: 31

Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A small gold keyless quarter repeating hunter pocketwatch in plain case...

A small gold keyless quarter repeating hunter pocketwatch in plain case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds, the signed frosted gilt bar movement jewelled to the hammers, repeating on two gongs operated by a slide in the band, under hinged cuvette 35mm.diam

Lot #: 36

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Patek Philippe: A 1930's steel and pink gold openface keyless dresswatch in...

Patek Philippe: A 1930's steel and pink gold openface keyless dresswatch in plain case with engraved presentation to the reverse, the brushed silvered dial with raised Breguet numerals and subsidiary seconds, the snap-on back with makers mark No.615384, the signed movement jewelled to the centre

Lot #: 37

Estimate: £800 - £1,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Hawleys, London No.1044: An early 19th century 18ct. gold openface quarter...

Hawleys, London No.1044: An early 19th century 18ct. gold openface quarter repeating duplex pocketwatch , in plain case, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds and serpentine gold hands, the signed frosted gilt fusee movement with mono-metallic balance, diamond endstone and

Lot #: 39

Estimate: £1,100 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Chas.Frodsham, London No.05867: A perpetual calendar and minute repeating...

Chas.Frodsham, London No.05867: A perpetual calendar and minute repeating lever pocketwatch movement in gilt case, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary dials for seconds, day, date and four year indication, the signed ¾-plate gilt movement jewelled to the centre with screwed

Lot #: 43

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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An 18ct. white gold, diamond and emerald-set petrol burning lighter with...

An 18ct. white gold, diamond and emerald-set petrol burning lighter with watch inset to the hinged front cover, the white dial with raised Arabic numerals, the movement contained in separate hinged dust cover 43mm.x 38mm

Lot #: 49

Estimate: £2,000 - £2,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Jno.Jackson, London: A late 18th century gold and enamel openface verge...

Jno.Jackson, London: A late 18th century gold and enamel openface verge pocketwatch , the reverse with painted enamel floral decoration and similar decoration to the bezel, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, the frosted gilt fusee movement signed on a cartouche, the top-plate surmounted by

Lot #: 50

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A gold enamel and stone-set minute repeating keyless hunter pocketwatch for...

A gold enamel and stone-set minute repeating keyless hunter pocketwatch for the Eastern market, the covers decorated with transluscent green enamel on guilloche background with rose diamond floral decoration to the centre, chased and enamelled decoration to the rims, the white enamel dial with Roman

Lot #: 52

Estimate: £3,500 - £4,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Breguet, No.2276: A gold openface quarter repeating pocketwatch in engine...

Breguet, No.2276: A gold openface quarter repeating pocketwatch in engine turned drum case, the white enamel dial with Arabic numerals signed at VI Breguet et Fils with secret signature below the XII, the frosted gilt bar movement with monometallic balance, parachute shock protection, and

Lot #: 54

Estimate: £7,000 - £9,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Perrelet, Paris: A gold quarter repeating openface pocketwatch in plain...

Perrelet, Paris: A gold quarter repeating openface pocketwatch in plain drum case with engine turned band, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and gold moon hands, the frosted gilt bar movement jewelled to the third, the monometallic balance with parachute shock protection and temperature

Lot #: 56

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Cartier: A King George VI ¨5 coin containing a watch , with concealed catch...

Cartier: A King George VI ¨5 coin containing a watch , with concealed catch in the rim, the matt silvered dial with Roman numerals and blued steel moon hands, the movement signed European Watch Co. Inc. , jewelled to the centre with 18 jewels adjusted to temperature and two positions, the case No

Lot #: 57

Estimate: £2,500 - £3,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A silver singing bird box , the chased and engraved box with mythical bird...

A silver singing bird box , the chased and engraved box with mythical bird and scroll decoration, the singing bird actuated by a lever in the band, rotating on its axis, opening its beak, flapping its wings and wagging its tail, compartment in the back for the key 101mm.x 63mm.x 40mm

Lot #: 59

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A gilt singing bird box in chased and engraved case with floral...

A gilt singing bird box in chased and engraved case with floral decorations, the bird singing, rotating on its axis, flapping its wings, opening its beak and wagging its tail, the key concealed in a hinged compartment to the reverse 94mm.x 62mm.x 34mm

Lot #: 60

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A silver singing bird box , the chased and engraved box with mythical bird...

A silver singing bird box , the chased and engraved box with mythical bird and scroll decoration, the singing bird actuated by a slide in the band rotating on its axis, opening its beak, flapping its wings and wagging its tail, the compartment in the back for the key 103mm.x 65mm.x 45mm

Lot #: 61

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A tortoiseshell and enamel singing birdbox in plain case, the painted...

A tortoiseshell and enamel singing birdbox in plain case, the painted enamel oval cover with Alpine scene, the bird actuated by a slide in the band, rotating on it's axis, flapping it's wings, opening it's beak and wagging it's tail, with a hinged section to the back for the key 97mm.x 63mm.x 35mm

Lot #: 63

Estimate: £1,400 - £1,800

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A gilt brass striking calendar carriage clock , with bi-metallic balance to...

A gilt brass striking calendar carriage clock , with bi-metallic balance to silvered lever platform, strike/repeat/alarm on gong on backplate with stamp for Margaine and with setting points for calendar and alarm, the white enamel Roman and Arabic dial with indistinct retail signature, blued moon

Lot #: 65

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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Cartier 12055: A silver gilt and enamel sub-miniature carriage timepiece...

Cartier 12055: A silver gilt and enamel sub-miniature carriage timepiece , the case on bun feet with yellow guilloché panels within white enamel borders to the four sides and top, the dial signed Cartier with raised polished chapters, the base stamped European Watch & Co. 12055 , the nickel finished

Lot #: 66

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 24 Nov 1992

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A gilt brass striking carriage clock with bi-metallic balance to silvered...

A gilt brass striking carriage clock with bi-metallic balance to silvered lever platform, strike/repeat/alarm on bell on backplate, the white enamel Roman dial signed Chas. Frodsham Clock Maker to the Queen 84 Strand London , blued moon-style hands, subsidiary alarm ring below VI, gorge case 5¼in

Lot #: 67

Estimate: £800 - £1,200

Date: 24 Nov 1992