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    Problem with hallmarks

    Yes you are possibly right. The Lion Passant denotes sterling silver or (little known fact) at this time 22ct gold. The punchmark to the left is the Leopards Head (Crowned) for London assay. This is frequently unidentifiable as the punches were used from year to year and became worn. The date...
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    ID Dent Early Wristwatch

    Dear Sandra I have researched the invention and early history of the wristwatch. Gold Half hunter wristwatches that I have seen were made between 1887 and 1921. We need more information to give an exact date. Can you supply; Photograph of movement Photograph of case Photograph of marks inside...
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    Early Patek Philippe Wristwatch for Tiffany

    Great watch Kurtis, I’m jealous. I am very interested in your watch as I am researching the invention and early history of the wristwatch. There is a great deal of misinformation on this subject and no-one seems to have written a properly documented account. Many famous manufacturers claim to...
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    Henry Thompson, London Identification Help...

    Hi, as an English collector I am afraid inform you there is no way this watch is 1777 as the English wedge shaped balance cock is ALWAYS post 1800 (except on chronometers) and is usually post 1812 when lever watches went into quantity production. The same applies to the Bosley regulator. These...

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