Fine Watches and Wristwatches

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Date of the auction: 28.11.2006

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An interesting lot of three pocket watch movements together with two silver...

1st Verge movement signed D.Quare, London No.449 in a gilt metal case with horn outer, movement circa 1685, 2nd Cylinder repeating movement signed Ellicott and numbered 5971 and with enamel dial with blue steel hands, 3rd Verge movement with gilt champleve dial, movement signed I.PAULET without

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Daniel Quare. A rare and interesting early 18th century pair case pocket watch

London Hallmark for 1705 Gilt movement with pierced and engraved winged cock, the top plate signed D.Quare and numbered 2985, Egyptian pillars, gold champleve dial with Roman numerals and Arabic 5 minute divisions, signed in the centre Quare London, gold inner case with Hallmark for 1705 and

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Thomas Cope. A fine early 18th century silver pair case pocket watch

Cope of Dublin Gilt full plate movement with pierced and engraved winged cock, pierced pillars, verge escapement, silver champleve dial signed Cope Dublin, roman numerals and outer 5 minute markers, plain inner case with plain hinged outer, both case stamped WS under a crown 58mm

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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W.Derham.The Artifical Clock Maker. A rare horological book on clockmaking...

The title page The Artifical Clock-Maker, A Treatise of Watch & Clock-work, Second Edition Printed for James Knapton at the Crown in St Paul's Church-yard 1700, signed in ink Thomas Grignion. The folded letter with address of a Mr Cyrill Wyche Esq, Hockwold-cum-Wilton, Near Brandon, Norfolk. Dated

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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John Wilter. A mid 18th century gold and shagreen pair case pocket watch

No.8163, London Hallmark for 1761 Gilt verge movement signed John Wilter, London, pierced and engraved cock, silvered regulation, and plain gold inner case with London Hallmarks for 1761, gilt champleve dial signed in the centre Wilter London and with date aperture, steel hands, outer shagreen

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Thomas Tompion. A fine and rare late 17th century pair cased pocket watch

London, No.713, circa 1685-87 Gilt movement with fine pierced and engraved balance cock, silvered regulation disc, signed on the top plate T.Tompion London and numbered 713, Tulip pillars, 22ct gold inner case with makers mark IP under a star, for John Parker, gold champleve dial with Roman numerals

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Fontac. A late 18th century gilt metal consular case pocket watch

No.269 Gilt movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, top plate signed Fontac London No.269, enamel dial with inner Roman numerals and outer Chinese symbols, gilt metal case with hinged bezel 63mm

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Thomas Mofs. An 18ct rose gold repeating pair case duplex pocket watch

London Hallmark for 1808, 3/4 full plate movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, top plate signed Thomas Mofs, Ludgate Street, London No.4646, dust cover signed on the side, two polished hammers striking on an internal bell, enamel dial with Roman numerals and gilt hands, inner case with

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Edward Prior. A fine silver and tortoiseshell Turkish market pocket watch

No.77402, London Full plate movement with pierced and engraved cock, enamel dial with Turkish numerals, plain inner case with, decorated second case with an original Edw. & George Prior Watch paper, third outer tortoiseshell case with pin work 61mm

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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A fine and rare early 17th century oval gilt metal pre-balance spring...

Henry Archer, London circa 1620's Gilt brass full plate movement signed Henry Archer at London, turned pillars, fusee and gut line, pierced and engraved S shaped balance cock, wheel and click set-up, finely engraved oval dial with central 24 hour chapter ring with I to XII radial Roman chapters with

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Martinot. A late 17th century gilt metal pocket watch

Gilt verge movement signed Martinot a Paris, the balance cock covered with a metal and embossed portrait of a man in period costume, gilt dial with Arabic enamel hour markers, foliage engraved case with glazed panel on the rear showing the mock pendulum 58mm

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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John Ewer. A late 17th century pocket watch movement in a gilt metal pair case

Gilt movement with engraved balance cock signed on the top plate John Ewer, London 103, Tulip pillars, associated enamel dial with moon phase disc pointing to the hours, outer minute chapter and subsidiary seconds, gilt metal case with hinged outer 55mm

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Thomas Mudge & William Dutton. A fine late 18th century 22ct gold pair...

No.929, London Hallmark for 1771 Gilt movement with pierced and engraved cock, cylinder escapement, enamel dial with Roman hour markers, and outer minute divisions, blued steel hands, dust cover signed Thos Mudge Wm Dutton London, plain inner case with hinged outer both hallmarked for 1771 and with

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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G.Rouma & Fils, A Leige. An early 19th century 18ct gold open face...

Full plate repeating cylinder movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, the top plate signed G.Rouma & Fils, A Leige, with hinged dust cover, enamel dial with Roman numerals and central calendar chapter, key wind through the dial, blued steel pierced hands, polished case with engraved bands

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Courvoisier & Compe. A late 18th century 18ct gold open face enamel...

No.29114 Full plate gilt movement with central 3/4 pierced balance cock, silvered regulation disc, signed around the movement edge Courvoisier & Compe, gold dial with star topped columns and white enamel hour segments surrounding a painted enamel scene of a fisherman with a castle and ship in the

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Swiss. An early 19th century gold cased repeating pocket watch

Full plate movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, enamel dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel hands and wind aperture, spuriously signed Breguet a Paris, gold case with engine turned band and hinged back 54mm

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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A mid 19th century 18ct gold open face enamel decorated fob watch

Moulinie, Geneve Gilt cylinder bar movement with three arm balance, fine enamel floral decorated dial with Roman numerals and blued steel hands, gold case with green enamel and floral enamel hinged back 34mm

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Swiss. A fine and rare early 19th century heart shaped pendant watch

Gilt verge movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, enamel dial with wind aperture and Arabic numerals, round case with hinged front set with split pearls, surrounded by a finely pierced surround with enamel decorated peony's and the same on the reverse 36mm

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Antoine Melly. A late 18th century 18ct gold open face pocket watch with...

No.3403 Full plate verge movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, enamel dial with Roman numerals and outer 5 minute divisions, gilt pierced and engraved hands, gold and enamel set case with a fine portrait of a lady and gentleman of european nobility, surrounded by split gold beads and

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Le Coultre. A two colour gold lapel watch set with diamonds and rubies

1940's 15-jewel back wind movement signed Le Coultre & Co, silvered dial signed Cartier with painted Arabic numerals, rose gold surround signed Cartier with diamond and ruby set design, double hinged pins, with locking saftey clasp 20mm

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Swiss. A fine enamel and gold open face pocket watch

Gilt frosted movement, enamel dial with black Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds, Breguet Empire hands, laurel swag shaped bow, hinged back with white enamel ground and raised ruby set roses alternating laurel swags, grey enamel band to the middle and raised acanthus leaves to the centre 46mm

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Swiss. A mid 19th century gold and enamel decorated musical pendant

Gilt oval movement with pin barrel playing a melody operated by winding at 12, enamel decorated oval panel with flowers, surrounded by pierced and engraved scroll work set with turquoise and three chains terminating in a plain ring 37mm

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Le Roy. A 19th century 18ct gold and pearl set repeating fob watch

Paris No.7056 Frosted gilt cylinder movement with three-arm balance, polished levers with two hammers striking on two gongs, gilt dial with painted Roman numerals, blued steel moon hands, gold case with split pearl bezel and split pearl hinged back 34mm

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Swiss. An 18ct gold enamel decorated open face fob watch

Frosted gilt cylinder movement, black enamel dial with four painted cherubs surrounding the dial with Roman numerals in white and 5 minute divisons in gilt, polished case with hinged cuvette also decorated with cherubs under a glazed rear cover 34mm

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Swiss. An early 19th century concealed form watch in the shape of a pear

Gilt verge movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, enamel dial with Arabic numerals and wind through the dial, gold case with blue painted enamel ground with engraved leaves and flowers 32mm

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Chantelot a Marseille. A fine and rare late 18th century gold open face...

Marseille circa 1790 Four separate movements, each with pierced and engraved cocks, three signed Chantelot a Marseille and sequentially numbered, fine gilt dial with foliage engraving, signed Chantelot a Marseille in the centre, four enamel dials, each with winding apertures and Turkish numerals

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Johan Riel, Frieberg. A mid 18th century quarter repeating Jacquemart...

The gilt full plate movement with polished steel balance cock, silvered regulation, blue enamel dial with white enamel time dial, surrounded by two cherubs striking hammers upon depression of the stem, gold case with milled band, hinged front and engraved back depicting Cupids Bow & Arrow 51mm

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Swiss. A fine early 19th century rose gold repeating musical pocket watch

Gilt cylinder movement with large barrel, three-arm flat balance, two hammers repeating on two gongs, musical tines under the dial, gilt dial with engine turned centre and outer Roman numerals, blued steel hands, engine turned bezel and hinged case back 58mm

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Thomas Gray, London. A fine enamel and split pearl open face pocket watch

No.2046 Gilt movement with finely pierced balance cock and signed Thomas Gray, Sackville Street, enamel dial with Arabic numerals and winding aperture, blue enamel bezel with split pearls and white enamel banding, hinged back with translucent blue enamel over engine turning, with central diamond set

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006

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Alex Haswall, London. A fine gold and enamel decorated open face pocket...

No.146, London Hallmark for 1789 Gilt verge movement with finely pierced balance cock and signed Alex Haswell, London, enamel dial with Arabic numerals and gilt hands, plain gold inner case, outer gold case with light blue and white enamel banding, hinged back with translucent blue enamel over

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £0

Date: 28 Nov 2006