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    Sale 5280

    The Sunday Sale - Property from the Collection of The Late The Hon. Mrs. Angela Lascelles

    28 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 145

    KING GEORGE V'S CARRIAGE CLOCK
    A FRENCH MINIATURE EIGHT DAY CARRIAGE TIMEPIECE

    CIRCA 1880

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    Estimate

    KING GEORGE V'S CARRIAGE CLOCK
    A FRENCH MINIATURE EIGHT DAY CARRIAGE TIMEPIECE
    Circa 1880
    The gilt-brass anglaise case with presentation inscription FROM MAMA/TO DEAR GEORGIE/SEPTR 1880, blued steel hands to white enamel dial, the single barrel movement with bi-metallic balance to silvered platform lever escapement and numbered 7891 to back plate; with red leather travel case
    3¼in. (8.3cm.) high, handle down


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    Provenance

    A gift from H.M. Queen Alexandra (1844-1925) when Princess of Wales to her younger son, H.R.H. Prince George, later H.M. King George V (1865-1936), September 1880.
    A gift from H.M. Queen Mary (1867-1953) to the Hon. Gerald Lascelles (1924-1998) and thence by descent.