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Important Watches, Wristwatches and C...

Geneva, Hotel Des Bergues, Oct 15, 1994

LOT 1

Massey's Detached Lever Escapements, England, 1812-1830. Most interesting collection of two 18 ct. gold watches and two movements, representative of the evolution of the Massey's Detached Lever Escapements. Thomas Wilson, Glsborough, No. 7458. D. Egg shell enamel with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds. GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type I. Robert Roskell, Liverpool, No. 38868. C. Liverpool type, hallmarked 1825. D. Gold. GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type I I. Previously in the collection of The Time Museum, this watch was sold by Sotheby's in New York on 11 December 1986, lot 209 (3) of the catalogue. E.S. Yates & Co., London, No. 11495. C. Liverpool type. D. Egg shell enamel (hair cracks and chipped). GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type III. Previously in the collection of The Time Museum, this watch was sold by Sotheby's in New York on 11 December 1986, lot 209 (2) of the catalogue. French, Bristol. D. Egg shell enamel with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds. GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type V. Lot of 4, sold with a copy of Alan Treherne: The Massey Family. Estimate: SFr. 1'500-2'000

D. Egg shell enamel with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds. GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type I. Robert Roskell, Liverpool, No. 38868. C. Liverpool type, hallmarked 1825. D. Gold. GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type I I. Previously in the collection of The Time Museum, this watch was sold by Sotheby's in New York on 11 December 1986, lot 209 (3) of the catalogue. E.S. Yates & Co., London, No. 11495. C. Liverpool type. D. Egg shell enamel (hair cracks and chipped). GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type III. Previously in the collection of The Time Museum, this watch was sold by Sotheby's in New York on 11 December 1986, lot 209 (2) of the catalogue. French, Bristol. D. Egg shell enamel with Roman numerals and subsidiary seconds. GiIt brass dust-cap. M. Hinged gilt brass full plate with column pillars, Fusee with chain, Massey's lever type V. Lot of 4, sold with a copy of Alan Treherne: The Massey Family.

CHF 1,500 - 2,000

Sold: CHF 3,680