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Details & Cataloguing

The Neil & Gina Smith Collection

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London

A mahogany wall timepiece with calendar, Birch & Gaydon, London, circa 1910
18½-inch painted dial signed Birch & Gaydon, 153 Fenchurch Street, London, the substantial chain fusee movement with deadbeat escapement and Harrison's maintaining power, the case with architectural pediment and dentil mouldings above fluted Ionic columns flanking the dial, the trunk with manual day/date calendar
168cm. high, 82.5cm. wide; 66in., 32½in.
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Provenance

By repute, London Stock Exchange;
The Collection of Billy Wilder, sold, Christie's New York, 13 April 2000, lot 94

The Neil & Gina Smith Collection

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London