November 5, 2016, 4:30 PM CET
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Lot 4211: Pocket watch: extremely rare English clockwatch with half hour self-striking, important watchmaker, Fromanteel & Clarke, London, ca. 1700 (NO LIVE FEE)(33 views)
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Description: Ca. Ø 59 mm, ca. 181 g, gilt, protective case with sound openings, very fine enamel painting below glazing, probably painted ivory, 1st case pierced, very fine quality; tendrils, leaves and blossoms, early English verge movement, ornamented main plate, signed, striking train with ornamented barrel drum, half hours self-striking on bell, old but replaced enamel dial, gold hands, in working order, important London watchmaker (ca. 1680-1711).
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