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  1. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    Hi John, Did you look at "FH" in the new Priestley, Frederick Humbert. He was in 1826 in partnership with Philibert Mathey at 20 Hyde...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 9:42 AM
  2. Allan C. Purcell liked Robert Stroud's post in the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    Papa Louies is correct. From a horological point of view, plenty is unknown. About all I can be certain of is that it was lost in...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 9:27 AM
  3. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Robert Roskell Numbers File..

    Hello Erik, Thank you for posting the above watch, it is most interesting there are only 7, 32,000´s in the file, and yours will be the...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 9:08 AM
  4. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread London Pocket Watch marked Lowdon Royal Exchange.

    The modern Loomes has 5 Lowden´s, and I would say it was a fault by the engraver. Strange looking watch anyway, looks like a London made...

    Sep 21, 2019 at 8:30 AM
  5. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    Quite Right John, plus the "Patent Lever" on the cock? Allan.

    Sep 18, 2019 at 3:29 AM
  6. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    John, I think that is the case, though we are talking about Liverpool only-it seems numbers on cases from London we see more often....

    Sep 17, 2019 at 4:13 PM
  7. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    Hi John, TH&Co. Priestley page 111 Incuse G.1816-38 THOMAS HELSBY & COMPANY, 22 Northampton Street 1827 Liverpool (Case HM 1825/26)...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 3:05 PM
  8. Allan C. Purcell attached a file to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    [ATTACH] Chester 1826/27 Thomas Helsby& Co. no number on the case. (More on Chester Hallmarks-Photographed Thread.)

    f-8.JPG Sep 17, 2019 at 2:53 PM
  9. Allan C. Purcell attached a file to the thread Chester Hallmarks-Photographed.

    [ATTACH] WE can now add Chester 1826/27. This on a Liverpool watch, sold by Ferrier of Hull. 3017 on the plate-no number on the case....

    f-8.JPG Sep 17, 2019 at 2:48 PM
  10. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    I don´t know what happened to the rest of my post 71, so I will re-write here. On Roberts watch are the letters JJ stamped in the case,...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 12:49 PM
  11. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    Before going on here, I would like people to know I am really pleased about this Johnson watch, and like all on this thread at the...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 11:35 AM
  12. Allan C. Purcell liked Lychnobius's post in the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    I notice that No. 709 in the database has the same assay office and date-letter (Chester, with a roman capital T for 1815–16) as...

    Sep 17, 2019 at 11:12 AM
  13. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread Joseph Johnson Liverpool.

    Robert, You will by now know your watch is of great interest. If has, John and Graham say, the watch is a single roller, (I too agree)...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 11:03 AM
  14. Allan C. Purcell replied to the thread William Wilson (engineer).

    I am afraid, no photographs were taken-it is in fact just a nice STR, not a chronometer escapement. If I still have it next year, I...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 10:29 AM
  15. Allan C. Purcell attached a file to the thread William Wilson (engineer).

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] This is how it looks after cleaning. On photograph five the red glöw on...

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