Jewellery, Silver, Watches and Coins Sale | 13 August 2013
Angelus, Foursome, a leather and gilt brass desk compendium, 1950s
Angelus, Foursome, a leather and gilt brass desk compendium, 1950s, with an 8-day clock and alarm, date- month- day- calendar, thermometer and barometer, the leather covered case with folding cover forming the stand, gilt brass case for the clock, calendar, barometer and thermometer, with brushed silvered dials, the clock with applied gilt Arabic numerals, luminous dots, outer minute track and luminous gilt hands, 15 jewels lever movement with monometallic balance, flat balance spring and index regulator, 10.5cm long
This desk clock etc needs a full restoration.
Cosmetically in poor condition, never the less a very interesting piece.
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Tuesday 13 August 2013, 10.00am
Saturday 10th August 9.00am - 12.30pm
Monday 12th August 9.00am - 6.00pm
Morning of sale from 8.30am