Dear Horological Friends,
Yesterday I visited my friend who do advanced repairs on horological objects. The Joseph Spiegel coach watch is still on his bench. Everything is working except the repeating mechanism and we are still confused regarding how the missing parts looked like when it was...
Yes, Spicer made the dust cap but is he known? There was a case maker with the same name I believe...
Photo isn´t 100% clear but i think F.T or E.T
There is also a mark S... under the balance cock...
Dear Horological friends,
Last week I was fortunate and bought several watchmakers cabinets with old parts and repair objects from a retired hobby watchmaker. It´s like Christmas Eve to check every drawer....
This pocket watch is rather large (54 mm) and heavy (153 gram) and even if the...
This pocket watch has something extra. The decoration on movement is rather special.
James Payne London No 2530.
It´s has a rather large silvercase, ca 65 mm. It´s made 1808.
I believe the casemaker is Samuel Atkins, Bridgewater square, London, reg. 1801.
Any information regarding the case-...
Yes, thinking about it this symbol where also common on watch hands. I guess it was a religious symbol or what was the purpose at the time do you think?
Tired yesterday evening.... The pocket watch is marked "B Roberts London No 74..."
Silver case from London 1805.
IC= Perhaps,,,George & John Carpenter Clerkenwell, (I Carpenter)
There is a french lily on the dial below the seconds hand. Why?
Any information regarding this watchmaker J Roberts?
There is some interesting old promotion labels inside the case...