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Two Silver London Watches

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
353
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Silver London Watches, James McCabe, c. 1820, no. 9307, and F. Dent, c. 1855, no. 22665, both with key-wind, key-set, chain fusee movements in sterling silver cases, the McCabe with both the dial and movement marked Jas. McCabe, Royal Exchange, London, 9307, with duplex escapement, recased in an open face consular case, dia. 54 mm, the Dent with movement and dial marked F. Dent, London, 22665, with lever escapement, in a hunting consular case, dia. 51 mm.
Estimate $500-700

Both watches have dial hairlines and significant case wear. Both watches tick but McCabe does not keep running.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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James McCabe, London