Lot 4186: Pocket watch: very fine and early English paircase verge watch repeater, à toc & à tact, William Frederic Strigel London, ca. 1730, from German nobleman's possession (NO LIVE FEE)
05 November 2016
Hamburg, Hamburg, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ca. Ø 46 mm, ca. 98.5 g, 18 K gold, paircase, solid and smooth protective case with interesting handwritten dedication 'Geschenk an den Reichsfreiherren Theobald Maximilian Heinrich von seinem Großvater', probably original watchpaper by Fontius Bremen, 2nd case pierced, mythical creatures and grotesque faces, repeater with bell, switch device for bell or 'à toc', original and signed dome, decorated verge movement, shell decoration, also signed, original & enamel dial in perfect condition, original hands, in working order in very good condition.
Notes: LIVE FEE IS COVERED BY CORTRIE AUCTIONS.