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Auction Description for Dreweatts: Fine Watches
Auction Description:
Fine Watches
Viewing Notes:
10th October 9am to 12.30pm. 12th October 9am to 6pm. 13th October 9am to 4.30pm. Day of sale 9am to 10am.
Sale Notes:
Please refer to the Auction House directly for the sale Terms & Conditions. www.dnfa.com

64 lots

October 14, 2009

Donnington Priory

Donnington

Newbury, RG14 2JE United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1635 553553

Fax: +44 (0)1635 553599

Email: donnington@dnfa.com

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Lot 122: Alexander Hollisone, London, a gilt metal open

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Description: Alexander Hollisone, London, a gilt metal open face pocket watch, circa 1800 No. 7646, the two piece hinged case, with white enamel dial, Arabic numerals and Breguet hands, the verge fusee movement with pierced and engraved balance cock, three armed steel balance, undersprung balance spring, case 5.2cm diameter, outer case missing, attached to a plaited hair work long chain

Condition Report: Movement needs attention. Scuffs, scratches and looses to gilding of outer case. Dial good with no chips or cracks. Glass good.

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Lot 123: B. Stumbels, London, an 18 carat gold pair case

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Description: B. Stumbels, London, an 18 carat gold pair case watch, London 1793, No. 1002. the two piece hinged case and outer case with white enamel dial, black Roman numerals and gold arrow hands, the verge fusee movement, square pillars, silvered regulator disc, engraved and pierced balance cock, three armed steel balance, undersprung balance spring and diamond set steel end stone, inner case 4.1cm diameter

Condition Report: Needs overhaul and chain repair. Both cases with wear commensurate with age and use, the inner case has replacement pendant. Dial good with one minor craze at 2 o'clock position, no losses. Glass slightly scuffed.

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Lot 124: Willeumier Freret, a French silver open face

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Description: Willeumier Freret, a French silver open face pocket watch, circa 1800, no 8111, the two piece hinged case with white enamel and painted dial depicting a lady seated with a cow and calf, going dial at 6 o'clock position with Arabic numerals and Breguet hands, subsidiary date dial at 12o'clock position, the verge fusee movement with bridge pierced balance cock and garnet end stone, case 5.2cm diameter

Condition Report: Movement in need of attention. Caes with light wear but no apparent repairs. Dial with hips and losses around the key hole and minore nicks to the outer edges. Glass slightly scuffed.

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Lot 125: Sim Gounouilhon, Geneve, a mid 19th century gold,

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Description: Sim Gounouilhon, Geneve, a mid 19th century gold, pink topaz and turquoise set open face quarter repeating pocket watch, circa 1840, No 241, the four piece hinged case with foiled pink topaz, turquoise and gold filigree decorated back cover with a single emerald accent, the two colour gold dial with black Roman numerals, gold foliate garlands and gold arrow hands, with a four jewel cylinder quarter repeating movement, case 4.7cm diameter

Condition Report: Movement in need of attention. Case with wear commensurate with age and use. Seeveral areas of filigree missing. All stones are present and appear original, some discolouration to the turquoises, the emerald is chipped. Dial good. Replacement glass.

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Lot 126: Ritter, London, a Georgian gilt metal pair cased

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Description: Ritter, London, a Georgian gilt metal pair cased pocket watch, circa 1780, no 735, the two piece hinged case with white enamel dial, black Roman and Arabic numerals and steel hands, the fusee movement, later converted to an English lever, with Egyptian pillars, pierced balance cock, silvered regulator disc, three armed steel balance and under sprung balance, the outer case repousse chased with two figures beneath a tree accompanied by a cherub within foliate decoration, inner case 4.5cm diameter

Condition Report: Movement functions, but has been repaired over the years. The inner case with some slight dents and replacement pendant with a patch. Dial with hair line cracks and chip at the 6 o'clock position. Glass scratched. Outer case rubbed. but no dents or signs of repair.

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