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Silver, Jewellery & Watches Auction
Lot 1A silver-cased lady's key-wind fob watch with floral enamel decoration to circular dial with Roman numerals, Birmingham 1911, a 0.935 French silver lady's half-hunter stem-wind fob watch with embossed decoration by B & Cie and a white metal key-wind fob watch with engine turned design with Roman numerals (3)
Condition: Keys missing; stem-wind mechanism works but not keeping good time..
Estimate: £80 - £160
Lot 3A 9ct solid gold stem-wind half hunter Syren pocket watch. The white dial with black Arabic numerals, subsidiary seconds dial positioned to six o'clock, bordered by a minute track, plain round case and bevelled convex glass, hallmarked Chester 1922, with club tooth lever escapement. Black Roman numerals to outside. Keeping time. Case diameter 49 mm. Total weight 104.78 g.
Lot 14A silver-cased stem wind open-faced gentleman`s pocket watch chronograph with centre stop seconds and thirty-minute recording, with a Swiss lever movement, silver inner case detailed `Sir John Bennett Ltd 65 Cheapside London, Makers to the Late Queen Victoria' the enamelled dial with subsidiary seconds, outer Arabic numerals to sixty and inner Roman hour numerals, the case detailed 0, 935 with French hallmarks, movement no. 205396, gross weight 4 oz, with silver Albert chain attached by Charles Daniel Broughton, Birmingham, 1893, 36 cm long, 1.3 oz. In working order..
Lot 16An 18ct gold open-faced stem wind pocket watch, by Pearce & Sons of Leeds, hallmarked Chester 1912 with maker's mark Richard George Merrick stamped to outer and inner lids. The white enamel dial with Roman chapters, outer minute track, gold hour and minute hands, blued steel second hand, the case plain, diameter 49mm, the dial and movement signed 'Pearce & Sons, Leeds', and numbered '2213', as is the case. Gross weight 137g. In working order and in very good overall condition..
Lot 17An 18ct gold embossed key wind English fusee lever pocket watch. The white enamel dial, 38mm diameter, with gold hands, Roman numerals, Coventry fusee lever with dust cap, engraved cock, case no. 62291 hallmarked Chester 1893. In working order and overall in very good condition. Gross weight 59.6g.
Lot 18A silver open faced, key wind, fusee pocket watch signed Thomas Powell Bates, 62 Duke Street, Liverpool. The off-white dial with Roman numerals, subsidiary second hand with interesting engraving of steam locomotive to cock, fusee no. 1785, together with another similar key wind fusee lever silver pocket watch, unsigned and dedication to inside cover. Both dials 45mm diameter, hallmarked Chester 1868, 1893 and both in working order / very good overall condition (2).
Lot 26A George III oak cased eight-day longcase clock the 12" brass dial signed J N Haley, Wrexham with chapter ring of Arabic and Roman numerals, date aperture and subsidiary centred seconds dial within scrolling leaf engraving, pierced corner spandrels moulded with flower and scrolling leaves.
The four pillar movement strikes on a single bell, the hood with swan neck pediment and later parcel gilt turned finials, in working order and keeping good time, 220 cm high.
Note: recently refurbished; the aperture date is not connected to the mechanism and apparently never has been..
Lot 29A George III mahogany 8-day moon phase longcase clock, silvered dial, date aperture with Roman and Arabic numerals to outer dial, striking on the hour, subsidiary seconds hand, engraved maker's name 'Rudd Warminster' enclosed by an elaborately carved and blind fretwork designed hood. 244 cm H, in working order..
Lot 30An early 19th century mahogany and oak 8-day long case clock striking on the hour with painted dial, subsidiary seconds hand, date aperture enclosed by a boxwood inlaid hood with swan neck pediment, supported by fluted wooden columns and cast brass capitals, signed, Rowley & Son Shrewsbury. 206 cm H.
Lot 41A vintage Louis Vuitton hard-sided Brevete suitcase in monogram canvas. The suitcase composite leather and brass bound with leather handle to front, the monogram 'LV' beneath the lock, the interior lined in cream canvas, with two cream canvas cross straps and buckles, 21 x 60 x 42 cm.
L. Vuitton stamped on leather handle, LV monogram to brass fitting, escutcheon marked 'H7', the interior labelled 'LOUIS VUITTON, AVE MARCEAU 78 BIS PARIS, NICE 2 Av. Gustave V' and numbered '870960'.