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Parkinson & Frodsham Silver Half Hunter fully hallmarked with Silver Albert c.1889 A superb and extremely rare silver cased half hunter pocket watch by Parkinson & Frodsham, fully hallmarked. Parkinson & Frodsham were renowned for the finest quality movements and are an important part of the history of the London watchmakers.This half hunter pocket watch is in very good all original condition and working order. The firm of Parkinson and Frodsham produced some of the finest pocket watches.A Doxa stainless steel cased pocket watch in good all original condition and working order. The enamel dial has is 42 mm in diameter and has a couple of very light hairlines and a small flaw just passed 11 o'clock. The inside back is stamped with the English import hallmark corresponding to the year 1919. Samuel’s eldest son, also named Samuel was born in 1851 and followed his father into the business.The dust cover is engraved with a presentation inscription dated 1932. It has a white enamel dial 45 mm in diameter with dual registers, a subsidiary second dial and a chronograph 30 minute register. There is a hairline crack between the centre of the bottom dial to 5 o'clock and another near the edge at 11 o'clock, they are both hardly noticeable to the naked eye and do not detract from the rarity of the watch. Samuel senior died on 4th February 1875, aged 48 and his son took over the company.The inside is lined with the same gold velvet with the inside of the door lined with silk. One dial marks the hours, another the minutes and the third one marks the seconds.The door handle is hand painted in enamel, there is a minute hairline in the enamel which is hardly noticeable. There is a water stain on the back and on the inside of the door on the silk. The watch has a little wear as does the strap which does not deter from this superb retro style watch Casio Digital Electro Chrono Wristwatch Casio A168 - Men's vintage digital wristwatch with original gold metal band in good condition and excellent working order. The chromed case is signed on the inside of the screw back 'Silveroid, A. The result is a watch face of unique character and clarity.
It has the 7 Jewels movement signed 'Dusonchet Watch, Non-Magnetic'. The inside of the dust cover is signed 'Tramway Watch, O. The movement is signed 'Lever, visible escapement, spring Breguet, 8 days, Swiss made, guaranteed, 1960' The inside of the back cover is numbered 828586 and fully hallmarked.William James Frodsham came from the well known family of horologists and at the age of 23 years he went into partnership with Parkinson. The inside of the gold plated case is signed "Guaranteed gold filled 20 years, Swiss Made, 54822". Smith & Sons Ltd was founded by Samuel Smith in London in 1851.They built a successful business in Change Alley and Frodsham had ten children of whom six became watchmakers. The back and dust cover are numbered 583386 and the dust cover is inscribed 'Doxa, Mdaille D'Or Milan 1906, Hors Concours, Lige - 1905'. This is a chronograph pocket watch made by the Swiss complicated watch specialist, "Le Phare" and retailed by the English jewellers "Webster". It has a sterling silver case with hinged bezel, back and inner dust cover. There is a button in the centre of winding crown which starts, stops and resets the chronograph. The enamel dial is 41mm in diameter, signed 'Tavannes, Swiss'. There is a small round logo with the Swiss cross and the letters 'PG'. Samuel Smith was born in Ilford, Essex in 1827 and opened a watch & clock makers shop in Newington Causeway, London in 1851.The front door panel shows 2 cherubs on a cloud, the left panel shows three cherubs with fishing, the right panel shows three cherubs, one holding a dove, one with staff and the 3rd with an urn. 15394640' with the numbers '1 2 7' along the inner edge of the case. The outer case has a small mark on the back & a minute ding as can be seen in the pictures and is 5 cm in diameter, there is a minute ding above the 12 which is hardly noticeable to the naked eye. Price: 150 Kered France 17 Jewel Mechanical Wristwatch c.1960s Kered 17 Jewel lever manual wind movement wrist watch in good condition and working order. Swiss Made in a stainless steel case with a button at 2 o'clock which opens the front bezel and glass. The dial is 23mm in diameter, the case is 31mm in diameter. Gent's Chronograph Boxed A very good quality chronograph by Sekonda (Sekonda XS) with top mini dial split seconds timer at 12 and seconds mini dial at 6. The Nelson Watch is inspired by the actual gold chronometer used by Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar.The top, back and front skirting is light gold velvet. Waltham Pocket Watch c.1906The movement is signed 'Am. Taken from Nelson's original pocket watch, this rare watch has three dials and its fascination is that each dial has a single function.