London, South Kensington
26 February 1998
a swiss silver-gilt miniature travel timepiece
no.1717, retailed by drew & sons, piccadilly circus. circa 1906
The rectangular case with scroll handle and on bun feet, deeply recessed white enamel Arabic dial with blued hands, stamped to underside of case DREW & SONS PICCADILLY CIRCUS, vertically positioned cylinder escapement, stamped 1717 on the backplate, case with assay marks for London 1906/7; with brown leather travel case, gilt stamped to underside DREW & SONS TO THE ROYAL FAMILY PICCADILLY CIRCUS W.
1¾in. (4.5cm.) high
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