London, South Kensington
29 June 2006
Charles Frodsham. A Fine and Rare 18ct Gold Full Hunter Keyless Grande and Petite Sonnerie Striking and Minute Repeating Twin Train Clockwatch
signed Chas Frodsham, 84 Strand, London, AD Fmsz, no 06077, London Hallmark for 1898
Frosted gilt three quarter plate movement with screw in chaton jewelling to the centre and repeating train, overcoil balance spring and bimetallic balance wheel, tandem keyless winding and repeating and striking by twin hammers on wire gongs operated by repeating trip in the band, striking Grande Sonnerie or Petite Sonnerie adjustment lever in the bezel at 6 o'clock and silent/silent lever under the bezel at 12 o'clock, white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds and blued steel spade hands, hinged gold cuvette, in circular hinged case with plain polished covers with maker's initials A.S for Alfred Stram
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Further research by Messers Charles Frodsham has revealled that the movement was supplied by Audemars at the cost of 128 pounds.
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