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: 1559-1722 of 2651
Lot 1559
French gilt metal and porcelain mounted two train mantel clock, the Japy Freres & Cie movement striking on a bell, the 3.5" salmon pink chapter ring with Roman numerals enclosing a floral painted centre, within an ornate breakfront case with painted porcelain panels and applied foliate mounts, surmounted by nesting birds with outstretched wings, under a glass dome and upon a turned ebonised base, 21.5" high
Estimate:  £300 - 400
Sold for:   £1100
Lot 1560
French blue lacquer and chinoiserie decorated two train lancet mantel clock striking on a gong, the 5" convex silvered dial decorated overall with figures in pagoda landscapes, 12.5" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £300
Lot 1561
French black slate and red marble two train mantel clock garniture striking on a bell, the 3.75" slate dial signed Imbert Perigueux..., within an ornate case applied with gilt metal mounts and surmounted by a flat urn finial, 15" high (pendulum and key); also with a pair of matching four light candelabra, 15.5" high
Estimate:  £220 - 280
  
Lot 1562
Interesting old German torsion clock, the 2" cream dial over a disc pendulum, upon a stepped circular base and under a glass dome, 11.5" high; also another old German torsion clock, the 2.75" silvered dial over a disc pendulum upon a stepped circular base and under a glass dome, 11.5" high (2)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £200
Lot 1563
Brass torsion clock, the 3.75" cream dial over a disc pendulum, upon a circular stepped base and under a glass dome, 11.25" high; also two similar brass torsion clocks underneath glass domes with one upon a turned wooden base, both 11.25" high (3)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1564
Good Gustav Becker brass torsion clock, bearing the maker's trademark stamp on the back plate with no. 1844756, the 3.25" silvered dial within a mahogany and four glass stepped case, 12.25" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1565
Rare Anglo-French black slate and coloured panelled two train Patent winding mantel clock, the S. Marti movement striking on a gong, the 4.25" black slate chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre decorated with birds amidst flowering foliage on a turquoise ground, over two recessed silver plated Patent winding keys inscribed Patented 1879 Great Britain, within a stepped case with further ornithological panels, 13" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1566
French black slate and malachite inset two train calendar mantel clock, the movement striking on a bell, the 4.25" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre with visible escapement over subsidiary 2.5" calendar and barometer dials, within a scrolling case over a stepped base, 13" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £350 - 550
Sold for:   £720
Lot 1567
Good large French black slate and malachite panelled two train calendar mantel clock with barometer, the movement striking on a bell, the 5" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre with visible escapement over twin 4.25" calendar and aneroid barometer dials, within a scrolling breakfront case surmounted by a rounded arched cornice, 18.5" high
Estimate:  £600 - 900
Sold for:   £1900
Lot 1568
French brass two train pillar drumhead mantel clock, the S. Marti movement stamped Rolsen, Paris, with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 2.75" cream dial signed Mesnard, 44 Place Cambetta, Bordeaux, supported upon two fluted pillars, under a glass dome and upon a circular turned stepped ebonised base, 12.5" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350
  
Lot 1569
Brass torsion clock, the 2.25" cream dial over a disc pendulum, upon a stepped turned circular base and under a glass dome, 11" high; also another brass torsion timepiece, the 2.75" cream dial over a disc pendulum, upon a circular turned stepped base and under a glass dome, 11.25" high (2)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £140
Lot 1570
J. Kaiser world time torsion clock, the 3.25" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed celestial centre under a revolving globe to the arch and over a world globe pendulum, upon a brass and cream painted circular stepped base and under a glass dome, 10.25" high
Estimate:  £150 - 250
Sold for:   £150
Lot 1571
French brass four glass two train mantel clock, the Vincenti movement stamped S.F. Paris and striking on a gong, the 3" silvered concave dial with gilded centre, over a twin barrel mercury pendulum, within a bevelled glazed pillared stepped case surmounted by a classical flat urn, 12.25" high
Estimate:  £220 - 280
  
Lot 1572
Large French four glass two train mantel clock, the Vincenti movement stamped A & N Paris and striking on a gong, the 3.75" cream chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre over a sunburst pendulum, within an ornate flared glazed stepped case, with continuous banded foliate decoration and applied foliate mounts, surmounted by a stepped cornice and flat classical urn, 17.75" high
Estimate:  £350 - 550
Sold for:   £1050
Lot 1573
Reproduction French gilt metal and white stone two train mantel clock garniture, the movement with cylinder escapement striking on a bell, the 3.5" white dial signed Imperial, within a lyre shaped case flanked by fauns, 24.5" high, with a pair of matching seven light candelabra, 24" high (winding key)
Estimate:  £300 - 400
  
Lot 1574
Louis XVI black and white marble portico two train mantel clock, the 4.75" white enamel dial signed Gavelle Le Paris, within an ormolu drum casing surmounted by an urn and flanked by two square tapering pedestals also surmounted by urns, over a curving stepped base, applied overall with ormolu foliate decoration, 20.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £500 - 800
Sold for:   £1850
Lot 1575
Good Scottish rosewood single fusee library clock, the 8" silvered dial signed Brysons, Edinburgh, within a stepped case, 17" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1576
Scottish mahogany double fusee bracket clock, the 8" cream dial signed J.H. Kelly, Glasgow, the case with applied foliate mounts and surmounted by a wavy cornice, 19.5" high (pendulum and winding key)
Estimate:  £500 - 700
  
Lot 1577
Large oak two train ting-tang bracket clock, the W & H movement striking on two gongs, the 7.5" gilt metal dial with silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre under slow/fast and chime/silent subsidiary dials, within an architectural carved pillared breakfront stepped case surmounted by a bell top, 24" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £420
Lot 1578
Gothic oak two train ting-tang bracket clock with bracket, the W & H movement striking on two gongs, the 6" brass arched dial with silvered chapter ring enclosing a matted centre, under a subsidiary fast/slow dial, within a good Gothic carved case with cluster columns, surmounted by a pointed arched cornice and spire finials, 27.5" high
Estimate:  £350 - 550
Sold for:   £880
Lot 1579
Brass single fusee skeleton clock, the 5" pierced silvered chapter ring upon shaped supports to a later stepped rectangular canted oak base, under a glass dome, 15.25" high overall (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1580
Brass single fusee skeleton clock with passing strike on a bell, the 6.25" cream pierced chapter ring upon shaped supports and baluster turned feet, upon a turned stepped ebonised base and under a glass dome, 16.5" high overall (with five barrel star key, no pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
  
Lot 1581
English mahogany double fusee bracket clock striking on a bell, the 7" convex cream dial within a foliate carved panelled case, with tapering pillars and inlaid with brass lines, surmounted by a cupola and brass pineapple finial, 21.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £500
Lot 1582
Mahogany single fusee mantel clock, the movement back plate and 4.25" white dial signed Brockbank & Atkins, London no. 2387, within a later brass panelled and mahogany stepped case surmounted by a caddy top and carrying handle, 18" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
  
Lot 1583
French painted pottery two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 2.5" silvered dial within a foliate moulded balloon shaped case painted with flowering foliage and gilded highlights, upon a rococo style stand, 10.5" high overall
(at fault)
Estimate:  £200 - 250
  
Lot 1584
Good French pink marble and ormolu mounted lyre clock, the Vincenti movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 2.5" white dial within a drumhead casing over an oval stepped base, surmounted by a gilt sunburst embellishment, 14" high (gridiron pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £800
Lot 1585
Good attractive French black slate and malachite mounted two train mantel clock with barometer, the movement striking on a bell, the 3.5" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed visible escapement over a 3.25" aneroid barometer dial, within a rounded arched case inlaid with malachite panels and sgraffito scrolling foliage, upon a stepped plinth, 14" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £460
Lot 1586
Gustav Becker mahogany and four glass torsion clock, the 3.25" cream dial over a disc pendulum and within a bevelled glazed stepped case, 12.25" high
Estimate:  £200 - 400
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1701
Good small burr walnut and ebonised Vienna wall clock timepiece, the 3.75" white dial over a pendulum oval window and within a shaped beaded case inlaid with boxwood lines, 18.5" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £300 - 400
  
Lot 1702
12" metal wall dial clock embossed 'Synchronised by the Standard Time Co. Ltd. Patent no. 15055', with Lenzkirch movement, within a metal casing (pendulum)
Estimate:  £120 - 180
  
Lot 1703
Austrian Biedermeier eight day small single weight regulator wall clock, the 6" chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre signed W. Schonberger in Wien, within a dark stained wooden glazed case surmounted by a flat pediment with architectural cornice flanked by two turned finials, 36" high (pendulum, weight and winding key)
Estimate:  £900 - 1200
  
Lot 1704
Austrian Biedermeier eight day double weight regulator wall clock, the 6.25" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre signed Ernst Gunther, with subsidiary seconds hand, within a dark stained rosewood glazed case inlaid with boxwood lines and applied with foliate carvings, surmounted by a wavy canted pediment and pierced foliate and C-scroll cresting, 47" high (steel rod pendulum, two weights and winding key)
Estimate:  £1100 - 1400
  
Lot 1705
Austrian Biedermeier eight day single weight regulator wall clock, the 6.25" dial signed Franz Messlinger in Wien with blue Roman numerals, within an inlaid light rosewood glazed case with barley twist pilasters and surmounted by a wavy moulded cornice with pierced foliate carved cresting, 41" high (pendulum, weight and winding key)
Estimate:  £900 - 1200
Sold for:   £950
Lot 1706
Austrian Biedermeier eight day single weight regulator wall clock, the 6.75" white dial signed Andreas Alzinger in Wien, with subsidiary seconds dial, within a darkened stained rosewood two-part glazed case with barley twist pillars and applied pierced foliate mounts, surmounted by a wavy moulded cornice and pierced carved foliate and C-scroll cresting, 46" high (pendulum, weight and winding key)
Estimate:  £900 - 1200
  
Lot 1707
Small ebonised Vienna regulator single train wall clock, the 2.5" white dial within an ebonised and foliate decorated case, 14.25" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 400
  
Lot 1708
Rare and interesting ebonised verge hooded wall clock, the 9" square brass dial signed A. Acton, London on the silvered chapter enclosing a matted centre with calendar aperture, the verge movement with Dutch striking on two bells on the hour and half hour, within a later restored hooded glazed case with moulded triangular stepped recessed cornice, 29" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000
  
Lot 1709
Mahogany double fusee 14" drop dial wall clock signed Edward Bevans, Birkenhead, within an octagonal surround inlaid with boxwood lines over foliate carved ears and a rectangular pendulum window, the door to the base flanked by foliate carved brackets, 31" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £300 - 500
Sold for:   £260
Lot 1710
Good mahogany single fusee verge wall dial clock, the 10" silvered dial signed John Rayment, Huntingdon, with pendulum aperture, within a later moulded turned surround (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000
Sold for:   £1450
Lot 1711
Good English mahogany single fusee drop dial wall clock, the 12" convex dial signed William Latch, Newport, within a turned surround over the trunk inlaid with brass lines and fitted with a door, 24" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £1000 - 1400
Sold for:   £2000
Lot 1712
English tavern wall clock with A-frame movement, the 19" painted wooden dial over an ebonised case decorated with gilt lines and signed Collier, London above a short moulded canted door, 46" high (pendulum and weight) (movement associated to t he case)
Estimate:  £1500 - 2000
  
Lot 1713
French vineyard style three train wall clock, the 5" white dial within a gilt framed surround over an oval pendulum window, 29" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500
  
Lot 1714
Attractive Black Forest cuckoo wall clock, the 8.75" arched dial painted naively with flowers and foliage on a cream ground
Estimate:  £350 - 450
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1715
Good rosewood and marquetry inlaid vineyard style two train wall clock, the 13" cream dial with central gilded star motif, signed Richard, Lyon, within a cushioned case inlaid with stylised flowerheads amidst foliage, 22.75" square (pendulum)
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £420
Lot 1716
Large single fusee wall dial clock with A-frame movement, the 17" silvered dial signed Davy, Norwich, within a later oak case with flat surround (pendulum)
Estimate:  £700 - 1000
Sold for:   £920
Lot 1717
Rosewood single fusee 12" drop dial wall clock signed N. Inhof, 24 Curtain Road, London, within a flat beaded octagonal surround inlaid with repeating mother of pearl foliate panels over carved ears enclosing a pendulum window and brass inlaid drop (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300
  
Lot 1718
Good small English brass bulkhead wall dial clock, the 4.75" cream dial signed Dent, London, with subsidiary seconds dial, within a fluted case
Estimate:  £500 - 700
Sold for:   £700
Lot 1719
Interesting and unusual English mahogany two train trunk dial wall clock striking on a bell, the 15" silvered chapter ring signed Jos Finney, Liverpool, with calendar chapter ring enclosing a painted moon phase centre with calendar aperture and centre seconds sweep hand, over a long chevron banded flame mahogany door flanked by quarter fluted columns, 52.25" high (pendulum and weights)
Estimate:  £3000 - 5000
Sold for:   £6500
Lot 1720
American mahogany banjo wall clock, the 7" cream dial signed Aaron Willard, Boston, within a drumhead surround over a painted panelled tapering trunk with brass side supports and the panel base decorated with American and British ships engaging in a naval battle, surmounted by an eagle with outstretched wings, 33" high overall
Estimate:  £400 - 600
Sold for:   £400
Lot 1721
Interesting old pine and oak English tavern clock, the 24" dial signed Harris & Son, Bath within a turned surround over the trunk with pine carcass and oak moulded door (pendulum, weight and winding key)

*This clock is sold with some historical retail paperwork
Estimate:  £2000 - 3000
Sold for:   £2100
Lot 1722
Good rosewood Viennese single weight regulator wall clock, the 9" opaque glass dial signed Josef Weber in Wien within a gilt bezel cast with seashells, the case inlaid with boxwood lines and with foliate carved brackets, surmounted by a wavy moulded cornice, 64" high (pendulum and weight)
Estimate:  £800 - 1200
Sold for:   £1050