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FINE CLOCKS & WATCHMAKING EFFECTS

Date & Start Time: Wednesday 19th July 2017 - 11.00am

Viewings: 17th & 18th July 2pm to 5pm, 19th July 9am to 11am

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We are delighted to present an auction of fine clocks and selected items. The catalogue will be online soon, message us here to receive a catalogue.

Find out more about this sale.

This auction will also feature the The Geoffrey Riggs collection of watch and clockmakers tools and parts. Mr Riggs had a workshop in Totnes and began his career in the 1940's. He worked for Rolex in London in the 1960's. The sale includes lathes, staking sets, punches, pocket watch parts, movements, tools and associated items. 

If you are unable to attend the sale you are welcome to bid line on line via the-saleroom. 

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1 A brass cased carriage clock with three painted panels depicting a Dutch scene of river and houses, key wind from back, repeat strike on gong with platform escapement, roman dial, height 13.50cm. £ Click to view larger size image
2 Rossini 1829 £Accour dans ma nacelle. (running in my rowboat) Click to view larger size image
2 Brockbank & Atkins, London, an English brass cased carriage clock, key wind movement, with platform escapement, calendar/time day and month display and roman glided panel front display, hand engraved and cased with Corinthian style corner columns, oval gl £ Click to view larger size image
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3 A 19th century gilt brass cased carriage clock, key wind movement, enamel dial with roman numerals, push button repeat mechanism, the back plate with chased decoration and a triple hole sliding protector pane, height 16cm handle up. £ 400 - 600 Click to view larger size image
4 A 19th century French brass cased repeater and alarm carriage clock with porcelain dial and sides, decorated with panels of figures and cherubs on a Sevres blue ground, the alarm/repeater movement striking on a coiled gong, height 18cm handle up. £ 400 - 600 Click to view larger size image
5 A 19th century gilt brass cased repeater carriage clock, key wind from back with platform escapement, strike on bell and three heavily hand chased full panels, centre round roman dial on chased floral panel and case back with hole sliding protector panel, £ Click to view larger size image
6 Small mantle clock with black roman dial with earlier movement housed into case, movement signed 'M. Davies Boizo No.5795' with verge decorative escapement, height 11cm. £ Click to view larger size image
7 A cylinder shape glass/metal mantle clock with pendant loop top, fussee movement with platform escapement full blown roman dial with blued steel spade hands, 'Thompson, Chesterfield' on dial, diameter 100mm, height 12cm. £ Click to view larger size image
8 L.Epee, France, a modern brass cased repeater carriage clock, the dial signed, striking on gong with classic white roman dial with subsidiary dial and key wind/platform escapement, polish cased glass panels, height 16cm handle up. £ Click to view larger size image
9 A French brass cased carriage clock, platform escapement, key wind, the white enamel dial set with roman numerals, height 14cm handle up. £ 30 - 50 Click to view larger size image
10 A French carriage clock with bell strike, striking on the hour and half hours, the enamel dial with Roman numerals, with key, height 14cm handle up. £ Click to view larger size image
11 Matthew Norman, London, a brass cased carriage clock, model 1750a, three panels with oriental chinoiserie decoration, with bell strike and key wind. £ 200 - 300 Click to view larger size image
12 Payne & Co, Paris, a late19th century boulle and gilt decorated mantle clock, the movement back plate signed 'Payne & Co, Paris 6938', the cartouche dial with enamel roman numerals, bell strike, surmounted with a final, height 30cm £ Click to view larger size image
13 A 19th century English patinated brass and gilt metal Mantle clock, with replacement glass dome (lacks pendulum and back plate). £ Click to view larger size image
14 A 19th century French ebonised and parcel gilt portico clock, signed Malbec, Paris £ Click to view larger size image
15 A 19th century French Empire period bracket clock, the mahogany case on a later bracket, no makers mark, with alarm and repeat, Purchased by the sellers family, Villedieu-les-Poles, Normandy, circa 1962. £ Click to view larger size image
16 Thwaites & Reed, a rare 19th century Watchmans or Tell Tale clock, in an oak veneered case, Ref. 'The Nineteenth Century Watchmans Clock'. Dr. A. A. L. Thomas. 'Antiquarian Horological Journal'. Vol XI. No 5. Pp 496, 502, It has been suggested that the £ Click to view larger size image
17 The Aitken Regulator Bracket Clock, in an ebonised case, with Prize remontoire escapement, circa 1824, £ Click to view larger size image
18 A French Louis XIV style gilt brass mounted Boulle bracket clock, signed Moreau, Laisn. a Paris, in unrestored condition, the movement probably not original to the case which once had a strike mechanism, with bell, in the hood. £ Click to view larger size image
19 A Regency rosewood and brass inlaid clock bracket with a pierced gilt gallery. £ Click to view larger size image
20 A 19th century regulator longase clock, the dial inscribed 'Bennett, Plymouth', in 'Gothic' mahogany case inlaid with brass stringing and glazed door. C 1805. with trade plate 'Bennett of Plymouth', the movement with agate pallets, dead beat escapement, a £ Click to view larger size image
21 Harvey Denton & Co, a fine 19th century regulator longase clock, with flame mahogany case, dead beat escapement and Harrison maintaining power, a replacement pendulum made by Harvey of Paignton c. 1963. £ Click to view larger size image
22 Taylor & Son, Bristol, an early 19th century flame mahogany Regulator Longcase Clock, the circular steel dial with roman numerals and two subsidiary dials, 30cm diameter, overall height 206cm, in good working order, Taylor & Son are recorded in Britten's £ 3000 - 4000 Click to view larger size image
23 A late 18th century mahogany Longcase Clock, with 8 day movement, box wood inlay, W.Preedy of Langport. £ 250 - 350 Click to view larger size image
24 A mahogany wall bracket for a clock. £ 20 - 30  
25 A Victorian black marble clock of architectural design with 8 day movement, key and gilt figure mounts. £ 50 - 100  
26 A Victorian slate/marble mantle clock, surmounted with a lion, height 34cm. £ 30 - 40  
27 A Victorian oak and inlaid cuckoo clock. £ 50 - 70  
28 A fine quality 19th century French jewell box, decorated with five painted panels of landscape scenes, with ormolu mounts, silk lined, the lock signed 'Maison Boissier', on eight feet, approx 37cm x 26cm. £ 400 - 600 Click to view larger size image
29 Barraud's, London, a mid 19th century mahogany cased eight day marine chronometer, signed 'Barraud's, London, 932, with chain fussee movement with maintaining power, the 4.5 inch signed and numbered silvered Roman dial with steel hands, running seconds be £ Click to view larger size image
30 Weill & Harburg, a fine 19th century Swiss Music Box, Playing 6 Airs Voix Clestes, £ Click to view larger size image
31 A 19th century portico style clock, with 8 day movement, height 50cm £  
32 A Victorian portico style mantle clock with acorn finials, height 29cm. £ 30 - 50  
33 A light oak Barograph, stamped Callaghan & Co, 23a New Bond Street, London, beneath five panel bevel-glazed cover with chart drawer to apron. £ 350 - 400  
34 A 19th century mahogany stick barometer, Maspro? & Co, Liverpool maker. £ 100 - 150  
35 Thwaites & Reed 'The Rising Works Clock', circa 1985, glass damaged, 65cm. £ 100 - 150  
36 Hamilton Globe Clock, decorated with mermaids and surmounted with a sail ship, key wind base, height 39cm. £ 100 - 200  
37 The Heritage Collection, an astrological clock, limited edition, base key wind, height 31cm. £ 100 - 200  
38 A19th century French gilt metal cased mantle clock, by Henry Marc, Paris, with key, height 37cm. £ 300 - 400  
39 A French carriage clock with platform escapement, with travel case and key, height 16cm handle up. £ 100 - 150  
40 Elliott, a mahogany cased small mantle clock, the dial inscribed 'Garrard & Co, London', height 15cm. £ 50 - 80  
41 A Victorian wood cased mantle clock, with blue decorative dial, the 8 day French movement signed 'Freres & Co' with gong strike, height 28cm. £ 30 - 50  
42 An Edwardian inlaid and oak cased bracket clock with eight day movement with gong strike, height 30cm £ 40 - 60  
43 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (14). £  
44 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (6). £  
45 Four carriage clock travel cases (4). £  
46 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (8). £  
47 Collection of various small alabaster mantle clocks (11). £  
48 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (8) £  
49 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (12). £  
50 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (40) £ 30 - 50  
51 Antique Watchmaker's Staking with wooden Case. £  
52 Two bakelite sets of drawers with various small watch parts. £  
53 A Swiss Favorite Watchmaker's Staking Set with wooden case. £  
54 A quantity of two inch clock main springs, Gruen, polished screw and assortment of watch parts. £  
55 A set of Tower scales in glass cabinet. £  
56 A Pultra watchmakers lathe, Smart & Brown, Model 11900. £  
57 A small chest fitted with four drawers, various watchmaker components and small boxed tool set, U H-Max set etc., Seitz set, miniature Swiss tools. £  
58 A small chest fitted with 6 drawers of very small watch parts, annotated, etc. £  
59 A small chest fitted with three drawers containing assorted watch parts, small tools, clamps etc. £  
60 Two cased sets of balances jewels convex, glass and parts etc. £  
61 Two sets of small drawers containing various watch parts, movements, etc. £  
62 Two boxes containing assorted watch springs and many other watch parts. £  
63 Various branded watch parts including Rolex, Tissot, Longines, balanced staffs, shaped glasses, hands etc. £  
64 An assortment of watch part, pocket watch parts, components, screws, main sprints, Bergeon No 548 £  
65 A quantity of watch parts. £  
66 A large quantity of traditional gents and ladies wristwatches. £  
67 Various tools, clamps, chucks, and parts. £  
68 A German brass and steel watchmakers rounding-up tool with lathes and original box, late 19th/early 20th century. £  
69 Various high dome BC glass cases (two boxes). £  
70 Various tooling clamps, BMG clamp etc. £  
71 A quantity of watch dials, movements etc. £  
72 A quantity of pocket watch movements etc. £  
73 A quantity of pocket watch dials, movements etc. £  
74 Assorted pocket watches for repair also a ladies Incabloc wristwatch. £  
75 A quantity of pocket watch movements and assorted other items. £  
76 A tin of pocket watch crowns. £  
77 A collection of Elgin and other open face pocket watches with black dials (10). £  
78 Myford Super 7, 3 1/2 inch Lathe, £  
79 A mahogany cased Railway dial clock, M & G.N. Jct (Junction)11598, with fussee movement, pendulum, diameter 41cm. £ 350 - 400  
80 A brass cased clock set with a pocket watch verge movement, signed Williamson of Brighton No. 15116, height 16cm. £ 30 - 40  
81 A reproduction ornate German cuckoo clock. £ 50 - 70  
82 A German early 20th century dark oak cuckoo clock. £ 50 - 70  
83 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (10). £  
84 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (13). £  
85 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (14) £  
86 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (12). £  
87 Collection of various small assorted mantle clocks (16). £  
88 £