18 March 1998
Barraud & Lunds. An 18 carat gold minute repeating keyless free sprung half hunter pocketwatch
Signed Barraud & Lunds, 12 Bishopsgate Within, London, No. 3/5035, 1900s
The frosted gilt three-quarter plate movement with free sprung bimetallic balance, English lever escapement, ruby endstone, finely engraved balance cock, jewelled to the third with screwed chatons, repeating on two gongs by operating a slide in the band, the off-white enamel Willis dial, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel spade hands, in plain half-hunter case with engraved coat-of-arms, casemaker's mark JW, with associated presentation box, movement and dial signed and numbered
53 mm. diam.
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The coat-of-arms are those of Bevan quartering Lee as granted to Robert Cooper Lee Bevan Esq. of Fosbury, Wiltshire and Trent Park, Middlesex.
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