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: 2131-2302 of 2651
Lot 2131
Quantity of various unusual clocks and instruments, including an air-meter with turbine and a small music box movement etc
Estimate:  £60 - 100
Sold for:   £190
Lot 2132
Quantity of platform escapements; together with a small quantity of clock hands, clock keys and two clock glasses
Estimate:  £80 - 120
Sold for:   £65
Lot 2133
Quantity of good various clockmaking tools and instruments, including depthing gauge, hand drill and various other boxed instruments
Estimate:  £100 - 150
Sold for:   £620
Lot 2134
Good Lorch small clock/watchmaker's lathe, within a light wooden hinged case with numerous collets and other accessories, 18" wide overall
Estimate:  £200 - 300
Sold for:   £750
Lot 2135
Emco clock/watchmaker's electric lathe with motor and some accessories
Estimate:  £50 - 100
Sold for:   £170
Lot 2136
Good cased Favorite staking set (almost complete), and four other smaller cased staking sets; also a quantity of various clock and workshop parts etc
Estimate:  £80 - 140
Sold for:   £300
Lot 2137
Large quantity of mainly old French mantel clock bezels and back plates etc
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £30
Lot 2138
Large quantity of miscellaneous workshop hand tools and instruments etc; also a small quantity of workshop catalogues and manuals
Estimate:  £80 - 140
Sold for:   £500
Lot 2139
Old electric clock/watchmaker's lathe and motor, with a small fitted box of collets (many missing)
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £110
Lot 2140
Three various near complete cased staking sets
Estimate:  £60 - 100
Sold for:   £110
Lot 2141
Large quantity of old platform escapements
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £400
Lot 2142
Large quantity of various clock winding keys
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £65
Lot 2143
Small quantity of mantel clock movements in need of repair, large quantity of drill bits and collets etc; also a small quantity of barometer dials and parts etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £75
Lot 2144
Private collection of novelty watch stands, to include treen and metal examples, also some small glass domes
Estimate:  £100 - 200
Sold for:   £110
Lot 2145
Box of various clock movements and parts; also another box of clock fittings including various pendulums, dials and bezels, and another box of clock cases
Estimate:  £50 - 100
Sold for:   £75
Lot 2146
Bergeon watch cleaning machine, also three other watch related workshop machines (4)
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £180
Lot 2147
Quantity of horological workshop tools and clock parts etc
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £120
Lot 2148
Wall cabinet consisting of ninety six steel drawers, suitable for storing watch and clock parts and accessories, containing pendulum suspension springs, hand collets, bushes, plastic washers, small nuts, platform escapements, 30'' high, 21'' wide, 7'' deep approx (four trays missing, lacking door)
Estimate:  £50 - 80
Sold for:   £30
Lot 2201
Britten's - Old Clocks & Watches and Their Makers (9th edition); also six other volumes relating to clocks and watches; together with Herbert Cescinsky & Malcolm R. Webster - English Domestic Clocks, early edition published by The Waverley Book Company Limited of London; also The Wetherfield Collection of Clocks, second edition, published August 1929 (both at fault) (9)


Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £35
Lot 2202
John Robey - The Longcase Clock Reference Book, volumes I & II, first edition, within original marbled case (as new)
Estimate:  £50 - 80
  
Lot 2203
Collection of Antiquarian Horology magazines, including some hardback editions

Estimate:  £15 - 30
Sold for:   £15
Lot 2204
Tardy - La Pendule Francaise, Partie 1, 2 and 3
Estimate:  £120 - 160
Sold for:   £150
Lot 2205
Samuel Guye & Henri Michel - Time & Space, Measuring Instruments from the 15th to the 19th Century; also fourteen other standard horological reference books (15)
Estimate:  £30 - 50
Sold for:   £70
Lot 2206
Charles Allix & Peter Bonnert - Carriage Clocks, Their History and Development; also five other Antique Collectors' Club standard horological books and five various others (11)
Estimate:  £50 - 80
Sold for:   £320
Lot 2207
Bernard Mason - Clock and Watch Making in Colchester, published by Country Life 1969; also seven other various books relating to regional clockmakers (8)
Estimate:  £60 - 100
Sold for:   £180
Lot 2208
Vaudrey Mercer - Arnold & Son, Chronometer Makers (1762-1843); also Herbert Cescinsky - The Old English Master Clockmakers and Their Clocks (1670-1820), published 1938 and three other old horological reference books (5)
Estimate:  £50 - 80
Sold for:   £150
Lot 2209
A J Moore - The Clockmakers of Bristol (1650-1900), published by the author 1999; also James Moore, Roy Rice and Ernest Hucker - Bilbie and The Chew Valley Clockmakers, paperback, published 1995 (2)
Estimate:  £100 - 150
Sold for:   £360
Lot 2210
George White - English Lantern Clocks, published 1989
Estimate:  £250 - 350
Sold for:   £260
Lot 2211
Brian Loomes - Brass Dial Clocks, published 1998 by the Antique Collectors' Club; also ten other standard clock reference books (11)
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £85
Lot 2212
Ian White - Watch and Clockmakers in the City of Bath, a History to the end of the 19th Century; also ten other various standard reference books relating to clocks and watches (11)
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £110
Lot 2213
Quantity of hardback and paperback standard horological reference books (over twenty-five)
Estimate:  £25 - 45
Sold for:   £30
Lot 2214
A.J. Moore - The Clockmakers of Bristol (1650-1900), signed by the author, 1999
Estimate:  £100 - 150
Sold for:   £340
Lot 2215
Quantity of horological books and old trade catalogues etc
Estimate:  £25 - 50
Sold for:   £30
Lot 2216
Three small boxes of standard horological reference books (40)
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £70
Lot 2217
R.W. Symonds - Thomas Tompion, His Life and Work; also fifteen other standard horological reference works (16)
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £80
Lot 2218
Ronald E. Rose - English Dial Clocks, published 1978; also eleven other various horological standard reference books (12)
Estimate:  £20 - 40
Sold for:   £60
Lot 2219
Large quantity of standard clock reference books (over thirty)
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £35
Lot 2220
Large quantity of standard clock and watch reference books (over twenty)
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £35
Lot 2221
Fourteen various standard clock reference books (14)
Estimate:  £25 - 45
Sold for:   £40
Lot 2222
Quantity of old horological and related reference books (over twenty)
Estimate:  £40 - 80
Sold for:   £55
Lot 2223
Box of various horological hardback books and pamphlets etc
Estimate:  £25 - 45
Sold for:   £50
Lot 2224
William Linnard - Wales, Clocks & Clockmakers (three vols); also W. Linnard - Charles Vaughan of Pontypool, a Mystery Clockmaker and His Clocks (three vols) and William Linnard - Cardiff Clocks, a Comprehensive Account of Watch and Clockmakers in Cardiff, the Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan (three vols) (9)
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £90
Lot 2225
William Linnard - Wales, Clocks & Clockmakers (three vols); also W. Linnard - Charles Vaughan of Pontypool, a Mystery Clockmaker and His Clocks (three vols) and William Linnard - Cardiff Clocks, a Comprehensive Account of Watch and Clockmakers in Cardiff, the Valleys and the Vale of Glamorgan (three vols) (9)
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £90
Lot 2226
Henry C. King - Geared to the Stars, the Evolution of Planetariums, Orreries and Astronomical Clocks, published 1978; also a Clockwork of the Heavens, an exhibition of astronomical clocks, watches and allied scientific instruments presented by Asprey & Company..., London November 1973, Habsburg, Feldman - The Art of Patek Philippe, Calibre 89, hardback auction catalogue and five other books on watches (8)
Estimate:  £80 - 140
Sold for:   £260
Lot 2227
Box of assorted horological standard reference books (over twenty); also a small quantity of old Horological Journals
Estimate:  £30 - 60
Sold for:   £65
Lot 2228
R.W. Symonds - Thomas Tompion His Life & Work; also fourteen other various standard horological reference books (15)
Estimate:  £50 - 80
Sold for:   £75
Lot 2229
Quantity of small hardback and paperback standard horological reference books (20)
Estimate:  £20 - 40
Sold for:   £25
Lot 2230
Very large quantity of London horological auction catalogues; also a number of various other horological periodicals
Estimate:  £50 - 100
Sold for:   £45
Lot 2301
Brass torsion clock, the 2.75" white dial over a circular disc pendulum, under a glass dome and upon a stepped base, 12" high
Estimate:  £45 - 65
Sold for:   £75
Lot 2302
Mahogany inlaid bracket clock timepiece, the 4" dial within an arched stepped pillared case surmounted by a brass carrying handle and two brass finials, 12.5" high
Estimate:  £30 - 50
Sold for:   £40