3 day Specialist Watch, Clocks & Miscellaneous Horology
Sale on Wednesday 24th, Thursday 25th and Friday 26th May 2017
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Specialist Watch sale on 24th May
Monday 22nd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 23rd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 24th May: 9am - 11am
Fine Clocks sale on Thursday 25th
Monday 22nd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 23rd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 24th May: 9am - 5.30pm
Thursday 25th May: 9am - 11am
Affordable Clocks & Miscellaneous Horology on Friday 26th
Monday 22nd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 23rd May: 9am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 24th May: 9am - 5.30pm
Thursday 25th May: 9am - 5.30pm
Friday 26th May: 9am - 11am
Lots: 1511-1560 of 2643
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Lot 1511
Unusual French two train calendar mystery clock, the 6.5" white chapter ring enclosing a central disc inscribed with numerous cities around the world, under a central calendar dial flanked by subsidiary days of the week and date of the month dials, supported upon a pillared open frame inscribed to the front Nouvel Echappement Repos par Leroux de Cancale / Nouveau Systeme de Sonnerie Invente par le Meme en 1850, the substantial movement striking on three differing size bells, 18.5" high
Estimate:  £400 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £2700
Lot 1512
Contemporary single fusee Gothic skeleton clock, the 5" principal white chapter ring and 3.5" seconds chapter ring supported upon four tapering legs and a rectangular ebonised stepped plinth, 19" high (no dome) (pendulum)
Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1513
Novelty white metal and brass clock/barometer in the form of a windmill, the 2" silvered dials enclosing filigree gilt centres and inset into the side of the windmill, flanked by thermometer plates and supported upon a circular stepped base, 17" high
Estimate:  £500 - 750 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £580
Lot 1514
French figural globe mantel clock timepiece, the movement and dial clad with gilt metal birds flying amidst clouds and surmounted by the standing figure of an angel holding aloft a torch, supported upon a white marble square base with scrolling foliate feet, 25" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1515
French bronzed and white marble two train figural mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell and the 3.75" white dial both signed Raingo Fres Paris, within a breakfront white marble stepped case surmounted by the seated figure of a shepherd boy, 18.75" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1516
French white marble and gilt metal mounted two train mantel clock garniture, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell and stamped Weygan Paris, the 3.25" white dial inset into a fluted column and surmounted by the seated bronze figure of a semi-robed lady, 15.5" high; also flanked by two associated candlesticks, 10.25" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1517
French boulle two train balloon shaped mantel clock, the movement back plate signed Jolly Paris, with outside countwheel and striking on a bell in the arch, the 6" foliate engraved dial plate with Roman cartouche enamel numerals over a small shaped enamel plate also signed Jolly Paris, within a balloon shaped case applied with gilt metal foliate mounts and surmounted by a seated cherub, 22" high (in need of extensive restoration and with associated pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £420
Lot 1518
Unusual Black Forest two train mantel clock, the French movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.25" white dial inset into a rocky outcrop surrounded by carved foliage and upon a rectangular stepped base, 19" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1519
French porcelain and gilt metal two train mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, the painted dial plate within a breakfront canted case inset with painted floral panels and surmounted by a flat urn, 14.5" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £320
Lot 1520
French rococo style gilt metal two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.75" white dial signed Le Roy & Fils, within a balloon shaped case cast with C-scrolls and foliage, 13.5" high
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £500
Lot 1521
French Empire ormolu and black marble portico two train mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4.25" white dial over a pierced swag embellishment, supported upon fluted columns to the rectangular stepped base, surmounted by a stepped pediment applied with sea lions, 17" high (sunburst pendulum)
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1522
French bronze and ormolu two train novelty mantel clock in the form of an oil lamp, the 3.5" convex white enamel dial signed Blanc Fils, Palais Royale and the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell stamped J W, 130, the case surmounted by a Classical lady pouring oil into the lamp before a flaming finial, supported upon an oval stepped base with four turned pad stepped feet, 16" high
Estimate:  £700 - 1000 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1200
Lot 1523
French ormolu two train pillar mantel clock, the Vincenti movement striking on a bell (missing), the 4.25" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre with visible escapement, within a fluted pillared case flanked by standing semi-robed female supports and surmounted by a flat urn finial with floral swags, 21.5" high
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £460
Lot 1524
Contemporary German figural pottery pillar mantel clock timepiece, the 4" white chapter ring enclosing an engraved centre, within a drumhead casing supported upon a pedestal and circular base with four dancing children, encrusted overall with flowering foliage and surmounted by two seated angels, crossed swords and R mark to the base, 17.5" high
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1525
Ansonia gilt metal two train mantel clock striking on a bell, the 3.75" cream chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre with visible escapement, within an ornate square shaped foliate pierced and pillared case surmounted by a domed caddy top, 16" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1526
French gilt metal two train mantel clock garniture, the S. Marti movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.5" convex white dial within a rounded arched case and upon a fixed breakfront stand, surmounted by a seated angel playing a flute, 14.5" high; also with a pair of matching four light candelabra, 15.75" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1527
Good French white and coloured marble two train mantel clock, the L.P. Japy movement striking on a gong, the 4" white chapter ring enclosing an engine turned gilt centre, within a bevelled glazed four glass case and outer marble pillared wavy stepped case, surmounted by a bronze lion playing with a gilded ball, 19" high
Estimate:  £600 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1528
English mahogany double fusee bracket clock, the 7.75" cream dial signed Bentley, London, within a rounded arched case with barley twist pillars, 17" high (pendulum)

*The inside base of this clock bears a label inscribed Wehrle Brothers...47, Warwick Street...London
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1529
Mahogany two train small mantel clock, the movement and silvered engraved dial plate both signed Henry Marc, Paris, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, within a stepped case surmounted by a wavy cornice, 12" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £300
Lot 1530
Attractive small French pink marble and gilt metal mounted mantel clock timepiece with platform escapement, the 2.25" convex white painted dial within a rounded arched case supported upon curving legs to a stepped rectangular marble base and surmounted by an urn finial, 13" high
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 1531
Small French ormolu and porcelain mounted two train mantel clock garniture, the Japy Freres movement striking on a bell (missing), the 3" painted porcelain dial within a drumhead casing over a breakfront case also mounted with cherub and floral painted panels, surmounted by a seated winged cherub, 12" high; also a pair of matching candlesticks, 9" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1532
Oak two train mantel clock striking on a gong, the 6" silvered square dial signed Thwaites & Reed, Clerkenwell, within an architectural stepped case surmounted by a gabled panelled cornice, 16" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 1533
French gilt metal and porcelain mounted two train mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.25" white dial within an ornate breakfront case surmounted by a seated cherub, 13" high
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £260
Lot 1534
French ormolu two train four glass mantel clock, the Mougin movement striking on a gong, the 4.25" white chapter ring enclosing a recessed centre with visible escapement, within a pillared stepped bevelled glazed case, 13.25" high (mercury pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £340
Lot 1535
French brass and cloisonne decorated two train mantel clock, the Vincenti movement with outside countwheel and striking on a bell (missing), the 2.5" gilt dial signed Japy Freres, Paris, within a pillared stepped case surmounted by a caddy top and turned finial, 12" high
Estimate:  £350 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £550
Lot 1536
Good French ormolu and white marble two train mantel clock garniture, the Mougin movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4" convex white painted dial within a drumhead casing supported upon fluted columns to a reverse breakfront marble base, surmounted by a vase issuing flowers, 18" high; also with a pair of matching twin candelabra, 12" high (sunburst pendulum)
Estimate:  £600 - 900 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1537
Small French ormolu and porcelain mounted two train mantel clock garniture, the Japy Freres movement striking on a bell, the 3.25" painted dial within a stepped case with further marine, rural and floral painted panels, surmounted by a Classical urn and foliate finial, 12.75" high; also with a pair of matching candlesticks, 8.5" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £460
Lot 1538
French bronze two train mantel clock garniture in the Japanese taste, the S. Marti movement with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 3.25" brass dial with Roman cartouche enamel numerals, within a vase shaped case embossed and applied with dragons and foliage, upon a fixed stand and surmounted by a turned finial, 18.5" high; also with a pair of matching vase side pieces, 14.5" high (key)
Estimate:  £350 - 550 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1539
Small brass single fusee skeleton mantel clock, the 4" silvered wavy chapter ring enclosed by a skeletonised centre, supported upon curving legs and an oval mahogany base, under a glass dome, 13" high (pendulum) (dome at fault)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1540
French brass and cloisonne decorated four glass two train mantel clock, the movement striking on a bell, the 3.5" gilt concave chapter ring enclosing a decorated centre, within a bevelled glazed stepped case, 11" high (mercury pendulum); also with a pair of matching candlesticks, 8.5" high (at fault)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1541
French bronzed and white marble two train mantel clock, the Vincenti movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4" white painted dial within a drumhead casing summounted by a robed mother tending her child amidst foliate swags, upon a rounded breakfront case with foliate and cherub panels, 12.75" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £350 - 550 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £440
Lot 1542
French bronzed and green marble two train figural mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement with outside countwheel and striking on a bell, the 4.25" white dial within a pedestal casing tended by a winged cherub to one side holding a palette and an artist's easel and portrait to the other, upon a stepped black and green marble base with rounded ends, 22.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £180
Lot 1543
Good and impressive French black slate and red marble two train mantel clock striking on a bell, the 5" black marble chapter ring enclosing a recessed engine turned centre with visible escapement, over a bevelled glazed pendulum window, within a stepped case applied with cast standing cherubs and acanthus, surmounted by an acorn finial, 28.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £500 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £720
Lot 1544
Good gilt brass and porcelain mounted two train mantel clock striking on a gong, painted with ornithological panels, within a stepped pillared case surmounted by a turned finial, 14.5" high (key)
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £400
Lot 1545
French tortoiseshell and gilt metal mounted two train mantel clock, the Japy Freres movement striking on a gong, the 3.25" white dial signed Asprey, London, within a Classical vase shaped case surmounted by a rounded arched cornice, 10.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £250 - 350 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1546
English walnut two train bracket clock, the 6" silvered arched foliate engraved dial plate signed Barraud & Lunds Limited, 14, Bishopsgate, London E.C. no. 1338 to the centre, under a slow/fast subsidiary dial, the movement striking on a gong, within a rounded arched stepped case, 11.25" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £280
Lot 1547
Mahogany two train lancet mantel clock, the 5.5" silvered arched dial signed Elkington to the centre, under a subsidiary slow/fast dial, the ting-tang movement striking on two gongs, within a stepped case inlaid with boxwood lines, 12.75" high
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1548
French gilt metal and white marble two train drumhead mantel clock, the 3.5" white dial signed Mappin & Webb, within a drumhead casing supported by two cherubs and upon a stepped white marble base, 14.5" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £240
Lot 1549
American cast iron novelty clock in the form of a banjo player, in colourful dress and upon a rectangular canted stand, 15.75" high
Estimate:  £200 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1550
French Classical bronzed and gilt metal figural two train mantel clock garniture, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 3.5" white painted dial inset into a Classical pillar attended by Cupid, upon a white and dark veined rectangular marble base, 19" high; also a pair of matching urn side pieces, 14" high (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £220
Lot 1551
French bronze and ormolu two train figural mantel clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4.5" convex white dial within a drumhead casing attended by a seated lady holding a mirror, upon a white and black marble bow fronted stepped base, 12.5" high
Estimate:  £400 - 600 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1552
French ormolu and white marble two train pillar clock, the movement with outside countwheel striking on a bell, the 4.25" cream dial within a drumhead casing over a sunburst pendulum and supported upon four tapering fluted pillars to the breakfront base applied with ormolu cast foliage, surmounted by an eagle with outstretched wings, 18.5" high
Estimate:  £600 - 800 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1553
Interesting and unusual brass cased calendar mantel clock, the 4.5" silvered dial signed Dominic Elliot, Shelton Street over subsidiary days of the week and calendar dials, the long duration movement with visible escapement window to the top and striking on a bell, within a solid tapered case with bevelled glazed panels, 9.5" high
Estimate:  £300 - 500 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1400
Lot 1554
Brass single fusee skeleton clock with passing strike on a bell, the 8" silvered pierced dial and movement upon curving supports and circular stepped bell feet to the stepped white marble base, 18" high (pendulum, key, but no dome)
Estimate:  £200 - 300 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £200
Lot 1555
Brass single fusee skeleton clock with passing strike on a bell, the 6" pierced silvered chapter ring and movement upon curving rounded supports and stepped bell feet, under a glass dome and upon an ebony turned base, 17.5" high overall (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £360
Lot 1556
Brass single fusee skeleton clock, the 5" silvered pierced chapter ring and movement upon shaped supports and inverted baluster feet, under a glass dome and upon a stepped mahogany base, 14.5" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £300 - 400 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £380
Lot 1557
English mahogany double fusee bracket clock, the 8" silvered arched dial signed Yonge & Son, Strand, London, with subsidiary strike/silent dial to the arch, the movement with pull repeat, locking pendulum and engraved back plate, within a rounded arched stepped case surmounted by a brass carrying handle, 18.5" high (pendulum and keys)
Estimate:  £800 - 1200 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £1600
Lot 1558
Mahogany single fusee bracket clock, the 5" cream dial within a panelled and foliate carved case, with rounded pediment and square caddy top surmounted by a brass pineapple finial, 14.75" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
  
Lot 1559
French boulle and brass mounted balloon mantel clock timepiece, 12" high; also a black slate and grey marble two train mantel clock striking on a gong, within an architectural stepped case, 11.75" high (2) (pendulum)
Estimate:  £200 - 250 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £170
Lot 1560
Walnut single fusee bracket clock, the 6" silvered dial signed Jas Shoolbred & Co, London and fixed to a brass dial plate, the movement with locking pendulum, within a later stepped case surmounted by a caddy top and gilded brass handle, 17.5" high (pendulum and key)
Estimate:  £350 - 450 Click here for details of BP and other fees payable on this lot.
Sold for:   £340
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