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James Poole & Company Silver Watch Made for William Bond & Son

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

James Poole & Company Silver Watch Made for William Bond & Son, London, No. 5972, c. 1880, the porcelain Roman numeral dial inscribed James Poole & Co./London/No. 5972, sunk seconds, up-down indicator, and gold hands, silver guilloche decorated case with London hallmark, interior of the cuvette engraved Made for W. Bond & Son/Boston/U.S., and serial number 5972, three-quarter gilt plate movement inscribed as above and 33 Spencer St. Clerkenwell, London/Awarded Prize Medals Paris and Philadelphia, key-wind and set, lever escapement, bimetallic balance, diamond endstone, screwed chatons, and leather exhibition case with felt and silk interior with printed makers information, dia. 54 mm, 145 g.
Estimate $800-1,200

Case back perimeter rubbed, dial with repaired minor chips at 12:45 and 1:15, watch starts with minimal wind, unused for many years and probably should be cleaned.


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.

Keywords

Spencer St. Clerkenwell, William Bond, Clerkenwell, Escapement, Poole, London, Paris, Philadelphia, United States