Lot 34: Lot of 2 precision pocket watches, S. Smith & Son, 9 Strand, LondonPlatinum House
November 10, 2012
Frankurt, GermanyLive Auction
Description: S. Smith & Son, 9 Strand, London, Makers to the admirality & the Indian government, Movement No. 184-126, Case No. 126, 51 mm, 123 g, circa 1904 A rare deck watch - "KEW Observatory Chronometer" Case: silver, tiered, polished, gold dome with presentation engraving, case maker punch mark "SS". Dial: enamel, radial Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, signed, numbered, blued spade hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, chatoned, English lever escapement, screw compensation balance, blued balance spring.