Lawrences Auctioneers Ltd

Lot 907

Description:
Large Continental silver cased verge watch, the full plate gilt movement signed Garnier, the silver Champleve dial with date aperture and engraved to a central ring, Dona Praesentis Rape Laetus Horae above a date aperture, the inner case initialled D.B., 55mm diameter

PROVENANCE
The Francis Payne Collection of Pocket Watches

Francis Payne was a successful consulting and mining engineer working out of London offices in the early years of the last Century. His collection was formed mainly between 1910 – 1930, the result of what he considered to be his ‘Favourite Recreation, He developed contacts with various leading retailers and Auction Houses at the time. Several pieces offered here retain original invoices from Louis Desoutter, who also carried out some repairs. There are also interesting original invoices and letters from Breguet and others.
The collection has remained in the Payne family ever since and none of these watches will have been seen on the open market in recent times.
Hammer:
£1100
Fees Applied to in room and absentee bid hammer prices:

24% inc VAT*

Fees Applied to Online and Autobid hammer prices:

27.6% inc VAT*

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Entries will be accepted from Monday 10th February to Friday 21st February 2020


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