Clocks and Watches – 25th May 2013

Lot No Description Low Est High Est
446 A late 19th century French gilt brass aneroid barometer with enamel dial and ornate bezel, flanked by lion mask ring-drop handles, with rococo style shell, swag and floral decoration, approximately 40 cm H x 19 cm W x 7.5 cm D 50 70
447 A 19th century French white marble and spelter striking mantel clock surmounted with a figure of a young boy seated amongst rocks and flowers, the shaped base with enamel dial and Roman numerals, the dial marked ‘Raingo Fres A Paris’, 48 cm H x 40 cm W x 16 cm D 250 350
448 An 18 carat gold cased keyless Benson half hunter pocket watch, the movement numbered 6643, the interior with inscription, ‘G.P. Bidder, from his father, May 21st 1884, pereunt et imputantui’, hallmarked London 1881, the white enamel face with subsidiary seconds dial and Roman numerals, the enamel lacking to numerals to the half hunter front, 118g gross, housed in original fitted case 800 1200
449 A late 19th century brass skeleton clock, the silvered, shaped chapter ring with Roman numerals and blue steel hands, the single chain fusee movement with an anchor escapement and striking on a bell, complete with pendulum key, mounted on a rosewood rectangular stepped base and glass dome, clock measurements 25.5 cm 300 400
450 A late Victorian black slate architectural mantel clock and garniture, the slate and engraved dial with Roman numerals and brass hands, marked H R V Marc Paris together with a pair of urn-shaped garniture, clock approximately 35 cm H x 54 cm W x 13 cm D 50 70
451 A 19th century stick barometer by P Gally, with broken arch pediment and brass vase and cover finial, with silvered register plate incorporating thermometer and scale behind a glazed door, wtih exposed cistern tube with feather banded column support, 96cm high – Property of the estate of a Doctor, New Romney, Kent 100 150
452 A 19th century French eight-day hanging wall clock, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals and pierced brass hands, signed George Bauch of Clancy, striking on a bell, housed in an ornate pressed brass case, with weights and pendulum, 39 cm H 150 250
453 A George III silver pair cased pocket watch by Benjamin Downs of Mansfield, with gilt verge fusee movement, signed and numbered 3132, the white enamelled face with Roman numerals, the case with indistinct hallmarks for Sheffield, maker’s mark ‘ES’, with key 150 250
454 An 18th century silver pair cased pocket watch by John Fry of Melksham, with signed gilt fusee movement numbered 689, the  case inscribed  ‘John Hooper, Bratton, 1750’, with white enamel dial and Roman numerals, housed in an unassociated and larger gold-plated case with pierced and chased decoration, with key 120 180
455 A late 19th century wall clock, the enamel and brass dial with Roman numerals, marked Unghans, flanked by column supports 80 100
456 A 19th century mahogany regulator mantel clock, the enamel and brass dial marked J. Unghans, flanked by column supports and raised on a plinth base 40 60
457 A gentleman’s 9 carat gold Omega wrist watch, the circular dial with baton numerals, with fixed graduated mesh bracelet strap and fold-over clasp, bearing hallmark, 61.8g gross, boxed with paperwork and certificate 400 600
458 An 18 carat gold cased key-wind pocket watch, the case with all over ornate chased decoration, a ladies silver cased pocket watch and one other gold plated hunter pocket watch (3 items) 180 200
459 A 19th century eight-day long case clock, the dome-shaped hood with swan neck pediment and finial flanked by fluted columns, the trunk with inlaid panel and fluted pilasters, the hand-painted pictorial face and dial with Roman numerals and pierced brass hands, signed Robert Trotter Coupers Leith, with second and date subsidiary dial, the movement with anchor escapement and striking bell, 215 cm tall 800 1000
460 An ornate Rococo-style late 19th century brass-cased French striking mantel clock, the silvered dial with Roman numerals and gilt brass star-shaped centre flanked by columns, surrounded by a seated cherub and floral scrolling swags and finials, the base with applied lion mask decoration and raised on bracket feet, approximately 39 cm H x 24 cm W x 16 cm D 80 120
461 A Hamilton and Co. of Calcutta 18 carat gold hunter cased pocket stop watch, numbered 43138, 121.2g gross 400 600
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