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Charles Frodsham, London
A RARE AND INTERESTING GOLD, DIAMOND, EMERALD AND RUBY-SET HALF HUNTING CASED QUARTER REPEATING ROYAL PRESENTATION WATCH RETAILED BY R.S. GARRARD & CO, LONDON WITH CROWN AND CYPHER OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT  1861, NO. 01736  
Estimate
8,50013,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
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Charles Frodsham, London
A RARE AND INTERESTING GOLD, DIAMOND, EMERALD AND RUBY-SET HALF HUNTING CASED QUARTER REPEATING ROYAL PRESENTATION WATCH RETAILED BY R.S. GARRARD & CO, LONDON WITH CROWN AND CYPHER OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT  1861, NO. 01736  
Estimate
8,50013,000
LOT SOLD. 10,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Charles Frodsham, London
A RARE AND INTERESTING GOLD, DIAMOND, EMERALD AND RUBY-SET HALF HUNTING CASED QUARTER REPEATING ROYAL PRESENTATION WATCH RETAILED BY R.S. GARRARD & CO, LONDON WITH CROWN AND CYPHER OF QUEEN VICTORIA AND PRINCE ALBERT  1861, NO. 01736  
Movement: gilded, lever escapement, bi-metallic compensation balance, diamond end-stone, striking gongs with small polished steel hammers, signed and numbered Chas. Frodsham 84, Strand, London 01736, gold cuvette with apertures for winding and hand-set 
Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute ring, gold double spade hands  Signed R. S. Garrard & Co. London
• Case: gold, the back with diamond, emerald and ruby set VA Cypher for Victoria and Albert beneath a crown, the inside with personal engraving, Von I.M.d. Königin von Grossbritannien und Irland 1. Juli 1862, the front with glazed aperture surrounded by blue enamel Roman numerals and diamond-set border, short sunken repeating slide to band, gold cuvette, hallmarked 1861, case back with maker's mark FM for Frederick Matthews, Clerkenwell, cuvette with maker's mark JWS for James Walter Scott, numbered 01736, pendant with rubbed maker's mark
Accompaniments: together with matching key mounted with a diamond-set VA cypher and crown
diameter 48mm
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Catalogue Note

The engraving on the watch would suggest that this watch was presented by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on the occasion of the marriage between their daughter Princess Alice Maud Mary and Ludwig IV, Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine on the 1st July 1862.

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