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A gilt-brass carriage timepiece, Barraud & Lund, London, circa 1882
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
139
A gilt-brass carriage timepiece, Barraud & Lund, London, circa 1882
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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A gilt-brass carriage timepiece, Barraud & Lund, London, circa 1882
silvered engraved dial with foliate corners, subsidiary seconds dial and up/down sector calibrated for nine days, the chain fusee movement with lever platform escapement, split bi-metallic balance, maintaining power, signed on the backplate Barraud & Lunds, 41 Cornhill, London, 4152, the bevel-glazed case with turned corner pilasters, the base with presentation inscription 'Guy, 28th Sept. 1882'; with a leather travelling case
14.5cm. high, 5¾in.
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Provenance

Gifted to Basil Guy Oswald Smith (1861-1928) presumably as a 21st Birthday present

Literature

Inventory of the Property of Oswald A. Smith at 73 Eaton Square, 1890, possibly 'Mr Guy's Bedroom / Ormolu carriage clock';
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at 19 Hill Street, 1927, probably 'Left Back Bedoom / A large carriage clock by Barraud and Lund';
Inventory of the Property of Guy O. Smith at Shottesbrooke Park, 1928, vol. I, possibly 'Mr Smith's Bed Room / Ormolu carriage clock by Barraud and Lund in leather case'

Recollections of Places Past, Property from the Estate of Sir John and Lady Smith

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London