Three Day Watches, Clocks & Miscellaneous Horology Sale
on Wednesday 22nd, Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th February 2017
On view:
Monday 20th February: 9am to 5.30pm
Tuesday 21st February: 9am to 5.30pm
Wednesday 22nd February: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Thursday 23rd February: 8.30am to 5.30pm
Friday 24th February: 9am to 11am
(I.D required to view watches)
Lots: 1152-1326 of 2651
Lot 1152
Good four glass electric mantel clock, the 5" convex cream dial signed L. Bardon with centre seconds sweep hand, over a substantial regulated pendulum and retard/advance scaled lever, within a brass banded bevelled glazed and brown veined marble stepped case, 15" high
Estimate:  £500 - 800
Sold for:   £1850
Lot 1153
Bulle electric mantel clock, the 3.5" silvered dial under a glass dome and upon a stepped circular mahogany base, 10.75" high; also with another smaller dome, 8" high (2)
Estimate:  £80 - 120
  
Lot 1154
Brillie Electrique wall clock, the 5.5" white dial inscribed ...Castel-Blandin, Lille, within a glazed stained wooden case with white marble back, 17.75" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £120 - 160
Sold for:   £110
Lot 1201
Carriage clock timepiece, within a corniche brass case, 6" high (key)
Estimate:  £40 - 60
Sold for:   £40
Lot 1202
French repeater carriage clock striking on a gong, the dial plate signed J. Simmons, Paris, within a corniche brass case, 7" high (key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
  
Lot 1203
French repeater carriage clock with alarm, the movement striking on a gong and bearing the L'Epee maker's trademark logo, within a corniche brass case, 7" high

Estimate:  £200 - 250
Sold for:   £190
Lot 1204
French repeater carriage clock, the movement striking on a gong and bearing the Richard & Co. maker's trademark logo, within a corniche gilded brass case, 7" high (later platform)

Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1205
French repeater carriage clock, the movement striking on a gong and bearing the R & Cie maker's trademark logo, retailed by Mallory of Bath, within a corniche brass case, 7" high

Estimate:  £200 - 250
Sold for:   £180
Lot 1206
Repeater carriage clock striking on a gong, the movement back plate inscribed with the maker's initials G.L, the dial signed Dent, Makers to The Queen, 33 Cockspur Street, London, within a corniche brass case, 5.5" high
Estimate:  £300 - 400
Sold for:   £340
Lot 1207
French brass alarm carriage clock striking on a gong, the white dial signed Guellier, Saumur above the subsidiary alarm dial, within an ornate pillared case with repeating stylised foliate bands, 7.5" high

*This clock bears an inscription on the front of the top plate 'Courses de Verrie-Saumur, Prix de Mortemer, Steeple-Chase Militaire (3e SERIE), 3Juillet 1892'
Estimate:  £500 - 700
  
Lot 1208
Miniature French carriage clock with alarm, within a pillared rounded arched stepped brass case, 3" high, with a fitted folding Morocco travelling case; also a quantity of bevelled carriage clock case glass panels
Estimate:  £120 - 180
Sold for:   £140
Lot 1209
Good small English brass repeater carriage clock striking on a bell, the dial indistinctly inscribed Frodsham, within a foliate engraved gorge case, 6" high; with outer Frodsham leather travelling case and winding key, (new platform)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £950
Lot 1210
Large brass repeating carriage clock striking on a gong, within a pillared stepped breakfront case surmounted by an ornate handle, 8" high (winding key)
Estimate:  £500 - 700
Sold for:   £460
Lot 1211
Carriage timepiece within a bow fronted brass case, 6.5" high; also another carriage clock striking on a gong, within a corniche brass case, 6.5" high, (both with new platforms) (2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150
Sold for:   £200
Lot 1212
French repeater carriage clock striking on a gong, within a corniche style gilded brass case with beaded borders, 6.25" high; also a carriage clock timepiece within a corniche brass case, 6.25" high within outer Morocco travelling case (key) (2)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1213
Small French alarm carriage clock striking with two hammers on a gong, within a corniche brass case, 6" high
Estimate:  £150 - 200
Sold for:   £110
Lot 1214
French carriage clock timepiece within a corniche brass case, 5.75" high
Estimate:  £40 - 60
Sold for:   £50
Lot 1215
Good French carriage clock striking on a bell, the back plate and dial signed Bolviller Paris, within a gilt brass foliate engraved case with bevelled glazed panels to the sides and top, 7" high
Estimate:  £500 - 800
Sold for:   £1400
Lot 1216
Miniature carriage clock timepiece, within a gorge brass case, 3" high
Estimate:  £60 - 90
Sold for:   £55
Lot 1217
French carriage clock striking the hours and half hours on a gong, the back plate bearing the Drocourt trademark logo, with no. 20947 stamped on the back plate and under the case, within a gilt brass cannalee case, 5.25" high; also with an associated Morocco leather outer travelling case
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £380
Lot 1218
Henri Jacot repeater carriage clock striking on a gong, the backplate bearing the maker's trademark logo and inscribed no.10964, within a corniche gilded brass case, 7.25" high; with outer Morocco travelling case
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £800
Lot 1219
American repeater carriage clock with alarm, the movement back plate signed J.E. Caldwell & Co, Philadelphia no. 10527, striking with two hammers on a gong, within a gilded brass gorge case, 7.25" high
Estimate:  £350 - 450
Sold for:   £520
Lot 1220
Good English repeater carriage clock striking on a gong, the 1.75" silver dial within a silvered mask and pillared stepped case, 7" high
Estimate:  £350 - 550
Sold for:   £350
Lot 1300
Interesting 'N.L.R' Mail Guard's Watch (North London Railway), fusee lever movement, the dial with Roman numerals signed J. Sewill, Liverpool, International Exhibition Prize Winner 1862, Maker to the Queen of Spain, within a brass bound wooden case, stamped 'N.L.R 62' and numbered 24421, 3.75" X 2.75" (movement at fault)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1301
Asprey of London miniature silver clock hallmarked for London 1907, the circular white dial with Arabic numerals and with platform cylinder escapement, stamped 'Asprey, London', case maker 'CA.GA' (Charles & George Asprey), no.1539, 1.5" high (movement at fault)
Estimate:  £500 - 800
  
Lot 1302
Miniature silver and green guilloche enamel easel clock, import hallmarks for London 1909, the silvered dial branded 'Percy Edwards Ltd', with a Roman numeral chapter, enamel centre and fancy hands set with rose-cut stones, within a silver and foliate enamel border. sponsor's mark 'GS' (George Stockwell), 3.25" diameter
Estimate:  £350 - 450
Sold for:   £440
Lot 1303
Miniature Bakelite and silver mounted boudoir timepiece, the 1.25" white dial signed
W. Thornhill & Co, 144 & 145 New Bond St, London, the back plate inscribed W.T. & Co no. 19852, the inside of the hinged back door engraved with a golfer, bearing sterling silver import marks to the back door and all mounts, surmounted by a loop handle, 3.75" high
Estimate:  £150 - 250
Sold for:   £230
Lot 1304
Miniature Zenith silvered and enamelled alarm clock, the 1.25" cream dial within a square form case with stylised floral panels, 2.25" high: also with folding leather travelling case
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £380
Lot 1305
Good small French ormolu two train boudoir mantel timepiece, the movement back plate signed Delolme Paris, with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 2.5" white dial within an ormolu shell and diaper cast case supported upon four scrolling feet, 6.25" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
  
Lot 1306
Small French two train drumhead mantel clock, the movement with platform escapement and striking on a bell, the 2.5" white dial upon twin dolphin supports and rectangular rounded base, surmounted by a seated winged cherub, 7" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1307
Good French small ormolu boudoir mantel timepiece, the movement with platform escapement and the back plate signed L. Leroy et Cie, Paris, the 2" painted white dial within an ornate foliate cast panelled drumhead casing surmounted by a ring handle, 5" high overall (key)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £580
Lot 1308
Brass ball desk clock, the 3.5" white dial within a bevelled glazed case and the movement under a magnified hemispherical glass with platform escapement, surmounted by a winder and loop handle; also an interesting small alarm clock, the 3.75" chapter ring inscribed Liberty of London, enclosing a skeletonised centre, 4.75" high (2)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
  
Lot 1309
Glass ball and brass bound novelty timepiece, 6" high overall
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1310
Small attractive shagreen mantel timepiece, the 3.5" white convex dial within a gilt brass bound rounded arched case, 7.75" high (winding key)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £900
Lot 1311
Interesting brass and mahogany small drumhead mantel timepiece in the manner of Thomas Weeks, the 3.5" white dial supported upon a flaring stepped boxwood banded base inlaid with an oval flowerhead, surmounted by a turned brass finial, 10" high (winding key) (Alterations)

Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £480
Lot 1312
Junghans elephant mystery clock, the 1.75" white dial and pendulum held aloft by the trunk, upon a stepped shaped mahogany base
Estimate:  £150 - 250
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1313
French Exhibition brass skeleton clock with alarm, the back plate and 2.25" white enamel chapter ring signed Pierret a Paris, upon shaped supports and an ebonised base fitted with a bell, under a glass dome, 10.5" high; also another similar French Exhibition brass skeleton clock, without glass dome (both with pendulums and in need of restoration) (2)
Estimate:  £80 - 150
Sold for:   £260
Lot 1314
French Exhibition brass skeleton clock with alarm, the back plate and 2.25" white enamel chapter ring signed Pierret Paris, enclosing a skeletonised centre with central alarm dial, with shaped foliate engraved supports and upon an ebonised base fitted with a bell, under a glass dome, 10.5" high overall (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £300
Lot 1315
French exhibition brass skeleton alarm timepiece, the back plate stamped Pierret Paris, the 2.25" white chapter ring also signed and enclosing an alarm dial, upon shaped supports over a stepped circular mahogany base and under a glass dome, 8.75" high
Estimate:  £150 - 250
  
Lot 1316
Interesting and rare brass ring sundial after Johannes Thom, with external and internal calibrated chapter rings, 1.25" diameter

*This lot is sold with an old note with interesting details about the ring
Estimate:  £200 - 400
Sold for:   £200
Lot 1317
Replica folding Universal Equinoctial dial, signed Sewill, Liverpool, featuring a sundial with gnomon over a sundial, 2.5" diameter, within a square wooden hinged box (with operating instructions)
Estimate:  £100 - 150
  
Lot 1318
Small Japanese Shaku-Dokei wooden wall clock, 13.75" high (key and spare drawer)
Estimate:  £200 - 400
Sold for:   £680
Lot 1319
Brass and ebonised wall sedan timepiece, the 4" white dial within a turned surround (two keys)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £180
Lot 1320
Walnut symphonium and two train wall clock playing 12" discs, within an ornate carved pillared case applied with foliate strapwork mounts, 42" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000
  
Lot 1321
Russian deck watch, the 2" silvered dial within a nickel and pink metal case, also within a wooden hinged three-part travelling/display case (with operating papers)
Estimate:  £150 - 250
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1322
Interesting small marine chronometer, the 3.25" silvered dial signed Robert Molyneux, London, no. 848 over a subsidiary dial, also inscribed KOL. no. 88 on the side of the case, within a small brass carrying case with domed lid and swing handle (winding key)
Estimate:  £500 - 800
Sold for:   £1800
Lot 1323
Baume & Mercier quartz marine chronometer, the 3.5" signed cream dial within a polished brass bound case with canted corners; also with original outer pig skin carrying case and retail box
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £480
Lot 1324
Russian two day marine chronometer, the 3.5" signed white dial with subsidiary seconds and state of wind dials, inscribed no. 8841, within a mahogany brass bound case
Estimate:  £450 - 650
Sold for:   £460
Lot 1325
Two day marine chronometer, the 3.75" silvered dial signed Swann Whiffin, No. 352, with subsidiary seconds and state of wind dials, within a mahogany brass bound glazed box with ivorine plaque also bearing the number 352
Estimate:  £1200 - 1800
Sold for:   £1750
Lot 1326
Two day marine chronometer, the 3.5" silvered dial signed F. Rotig Havre, no. 162, with subsidiary state of wind and seconds dials, within a coromandel brass inlaid case with recessed side handles, also inset with a convex enamel plaque signed F. Rotig 162 (with case and movement keys) (at fault)
Estimate:  £400 - 700
Sold for:   £1250