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    Sale 1357

    Important Watches

    17 November 2008, Geneva

  • Lot 70

    Swiss. An 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set book-form keyless lever pendant watch with chain

    UNSIGNED, RETAILED BY THE GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS COMPANY LTD., CASE STAMPED WITH LONDON IMPORT LETTER FOR 1911

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    Swiss. An 18K gold, enamel and diamond-set book-form keyless lever pendant watch with chain
    Unsigned, retailed by The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd., case stamped with London import letter for 1911
    Circular nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, engine-turned silvered dial, Breguet numerals, hinged book-form case, white enamel and chased scroll decorated edges and corners, translucent blue enamel on guilloché background covers, diamond-set bezel, reverse centred by an oval polychrome painted enamel miniature depicting a lady in a classical landscape, diamond-set border, platinum and blue enamel chain, unsigned, case stamped GS
    22 mm. wide


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    The case of the present watch is stamped with The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co. Ltd. hallmark, one of the leading English manufacturers and retailers of fine watches, silver and jewelery situated at 112 Regent Street, London. In 1952 the company merged with the renowned jeweler Garrard & Co.

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