29 November 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,320
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A Victorian giant repoussé silver travel or boudoir timepiece, circa 1897
The case raised with foliate scroll designs to all sides and to the rear door, on outswept feet, hallmarks to underside for William Comyns, London 1897, the white enamel Roman dial with blued steel hands, the French eight day single barrel movement with silvered platform to bimetallic balance with lever escapement, stamped DH on the back plate -- 7½ in. (19 cm.) high, handle down; key
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