14 June 2006
A GEORGE V GOLD CARRIAGE-CLOCK
MARK OF COLLINGWOOD, LONDON, 1918, 18CT, THE MOVEMENT SWISS
Oblong and on four panel feet, with engine turned panels within laurel branch borders and a round face with Roman numerals, the top later applied with an initial 'M' below a Royal Princess' coronet, the inside engraved with the date '3rd NOVEMBER 1961,' marked on base and inside door, also engraved 'Collingwood 46 Conduit St. W1' the movement signed 'JTC' and numbered '56285' and stamped 'Swiss', contained in a fitted case stamped 'Jewellers by Appointment to her Majesty the Queen Collingwood (Jewellers) Ltd. 46 Conduit St.W.'
2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) high
The initial is that of H.R.H. The Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
Given to H.R.H. Princess Margaret Countess of Snowdon on the occasion of the birth of her first child, and only son, David, Viscount Linley on 3 November 1961.
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