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A selection of Watches from other Prestigious Manufacturers for sale . . .

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Rare 1947 Stainless Steel Breitling "Datora" Calendar Chronograph


BREITLING: Rare stainless steel Breitling Datora 784 triple calendar two register chronograph strap watch, circa 1947. Circular stainless steel circular case (34 x 43mms) with stepped tapered bezel, large steel winding crown and baguette chronograph pushers, case sides with original brush-finishing and two recessed date change pushers, and domed snap-on case back, in very good original condition. Original silver dial (lightly aged with some mottling) with black printed minute markers, radium Arabic numeral hour markers, 30 minute counter dial at 3 o'clock and ordinary running seconds dial at 9, day and month displays at 12, and blue outer date track with red pointer hand. Blued steel hands and centre seconds chronograph hand. Signed Breitling, Datora, and Swiss Made. Nickel plated jewel lever manual wind mechanism, recently serviced by an independant specialist watchmaker and in very good working order. Fitted with a dark green padded leather strap. Box: supplied in our presentation case with card slipcase. Model ref. 784 Case no. 718316 Price: £2,850 (Stock #25615) Status: Available


Rare 18ct Gold Gubelin Ipsomatic Strap Watch


GUBELIN: Rare gentleman's heavy 18ct gold Gubelin Ipso-Matic automatic centre seconds strap watch, circa 1960's. Very stylish circular three piece case with polished bezel and down-turned polished shoulders, acrylic crystal, scalloped "capstan" mid-case, gilt winding crown, and polished snap-on case back (signed and hallmarked inside), in very good used condition. Silver dial with black printed minute track and applied gold faceted baton and square hour markers, signed Gubelin, Ipso-Matic. Gold dagger hands and centre seconds hand. Very fine nickel plated Gubelin twenty-five jewel automatic mechanism (adjusted to two positions), recently serviced and in very good working order. Fitted to a new Lic 16mm ostrich leather strap. Box: supplied in our presentation case and outer card box. The prestigious Gubelin chain of jewellery shops in Switzerland has been long associated with the top watch manufacturers, and the quality of this watch is befitting of the Gubelin name! Price: £1,995 (Stock #25330) Status: Available


1960 Gold Certina Automatic Strap Watch


CERTINA: Very nice quality 9ct gold Certina automatic centre seconds strap watch, circa 1960. Large circular three piece 9ct yellow gold case (35x42mms excluding winder) with wide polished bezel and wide down-turned polished shoulders, acrylic crystal, gilt winding crown, and polished snap-on case back (signed and hallmarked inside), in very good used condition. Original white metal dial (fine surface marks) with applied "skinny" gold baton and Arabic numeral hour markers, outer printed minute track, signed Certina, Automatic, and Swiss Made. Gold dagger hands and centre seconds hand. Very fine nickel plated Certina cal. 25-45 twenty-three jewel automatic mechanism, recently serviced and in very good working order. Fitted to a new 18mm black crocodile strap. Box: supplied in oure presentation case and outer cardboard box. The original guarantee is not present. Price: £525 (Stock #25415) Status: Available


18ct Gold Eterna Centenaire Strap Watch


ETERNA: Gentleman's 18ct gold Eterna Centenaire automatic centre seconds strap watch, circa 1962. Slim circular 18ct yellow gold case with polished bezel and shoulders, acrylic crystal, gilt Eterna winding crown, and polished case back), in very good used condition. Original silver-white dial (some small marks) with slim gold baton hour markers, signed Eterna-matic, Centenaire. Gold dagger hands and centre seconds hand. Very fine nickel plated Eterna cal. 1429U twenty one jewel automatic mechanism, recently serviced and in very good working order. Fitted to a new Lic 18mm black leather "Hermes-style" strap. Box: supplied in our presentation case and outer card box. This is a handsome vintage dress watch from a good Swiss manufacturer! Price: £495 (Stock #25430) Status: Available


1957 Gold Smiths DeLuxe Mechanical Presentation Strap Watch


SMITHS: Gentleman's 9ct gold Smiths De Luxe 17 jewel lever manual wind centre seconds strap watch, circa 1957. Circular three piece 9ct yellow gold case (32x40mms excluding winder) with polished bezel and down-turned shoulders, gilt winding crown, and polished snap-on case back with "25 Year" presentation inscription from Lancashire Tar Distillers Ltd, in very good used condition. Two-tone cream dial with alternating gilt Arabic numeral and arrowhead hour markers, signed Smiths De Luxe, 17 Jewels, Made in England, and gilt stilletto hands. Frosted gilt Smiths 17 jewel lever manual wind mechanism, recently serviced and in very good working order. Fitted with a new 16mm brown leather strap. Box: supplied in our presentation case with outer card slipcase. Price: £450 (Stock #25255) Status: Available


18ct Rose Gold Tissot Visodate Strap Watch


TISSOT: Gentleman's 18ct rose Tissot Visodate manual wind centre seconds strap watch, circa 1960's. Circular 18ct rose gold two piece case (33x41mms excluding winder) with polished bezel and down-turned polished shoulders, acrylic crystal, gilt winding crown, and polished snap-on case back, in good used condition. Silver dial (speckling and surface marks) with applied rose gold tapering baton hour markers and date window at 3, signed Tissot, Visodate, and Swiss Made. Rose gold tapering baton hands and centre seconds hand. Nickel plated Tissot cal. 782 seventeen jewel lever mechanism, recently serviced and in very good working order. Fitted to a new brown leather strap. Box: supplied in our presentation case and outer card sleeve. Price: £395 (Stock #25440) Status: Available


New In! Rare 1970 Smiths Astral Diver's Watch (Boxed)


SMITHS: Very rare stainless steel Smiths Astral manual wind date diver's strap watch, circa 1970. Stainless steel case with rotatable bi-directional metal diving bezel with original black calibrated 60 minute marker insert (some small marks), broad brushed down-turned shoulders, domed dust-proof winding crown, and stainless steel screw case back, in very good original and un-polished condition. Lovely original gloss black dial with bold green hour markers, white minute markers, date display with original black background date wheel at 3 o'clock, signed Smiths Astral, Made in England. Rare original polished white metal broad arrow hands with matching green in-fill. Frosted gilt Smiths seventeen jewel lever mechanism with hacking seconds, in very good working order. Fitted with an olive green perlon military style strap with white metal fittings. Due to the age, we do not warranty the watch as water-proof. Box: complete with the rare Smiths Astral wood-effect card box. The original guarantee is not present. (Stock #2705) Status: On Hold


New in! 18ct Gold Chronograph Pocket Watch


Very fine 18ct gold open face keyless chronograph pocket watch, circa 1899. Substantial 18ct yellow gold case (53mms) with convex gold bezel, flat crystal, gilt winding crown with gold pendant loop, push-to-set thumbnail button in the case-band near 1 o'clock, sliding chronograph button at 2 o'clock, and plain polished caseback, in very good used condition. Hallmarked inside with the 18ct gold Chester hallmark for 1899 and the maker's marks: E.T., with the 18ct gold inner cuvette protecting the movement. Original stepped porcelain enamel dial with black Roman numeral hour markers, minute track, and outer 300' graduated scale. Gilt teardrop hands and blued steel centre seconds chronograph hand. Fine frosted gilt three quarter plate lever mechanism, with the balance stop device, in very good working order. Box: supplied in our presentation case with card slipcase. Total weight: 128.2 grams. Case no. 21251 Price: £1,200 (Stock #25765) Status: Available


New in! 9ct Gold Waltham P.S. Bartlett Hunter Pocket Watch & 9ct Gold Dress Albert


Very fine 9ct gold hunter case keyless Waltham P.S. Bartlett pocket watch, circa 1926. Very clean 9ct gold hunter case (48mms) with sprung winder releasing the front cover, gold pendant bow, and plain case back, in very good condition (total weight 93 grams). Hallmarked inside with the 9ct gold Birmingham hallmark for 1926 and the Dennison maker's marks: A.L.D., with the 9ct gold inner cuvette protecting the movement. Original signed porcelain enamel dial with fine black Roman numeral hour markers and outer red 5 minute divisions, and subsidiary seconds dial. Gilt teardrop hands and blued steel seconds hand. Fine nickel plated P.S. Bartlett high grade seventeen jewel mechanism with gold chatons for the jewels and gold star wheel adjuster, in very good running order. Fitted to a fine 9ct gold dress watch chain with T-bar, swivel, and bolt ring fittings (total weight 10.8 grams). Box: supplied in our presentation case with card outer box. This is a lovely watch and chain set with a rarely seen high-grade Waltham movement! (Stock #25790) Status: On Hold


New in! 9ct Gold Rotherhams Open Face Pocket Watch


9ct gold open face Rotherhams keyless pocket watch, circa 1930. Very clean 9ct gold case (50mms) with gilt winder and 9ct gold pendant bow, and plain case back, in very good condition (total weight 92.4 grams). Hallmarked inside with the 9ct gold Birmingham hallmark for 1930 and the Rotherhams R&S signature, with the 9ct gold inner cuvette protecting the movement, with an engraved presentation inscription from ICI to to J. Hurst for 35 years service. Original porcelain enamel dial with black Roman numeral hour markers, outer minute track, and subsidiary seconds dial. Blued steel teardrop hands and seconds hand. Nickel plated R&S fifteen jewel Swiss-made mechanism, in very good running order. Box: supplied in our presentation case with card outer box. Price: £475 (Stock #25785) Status: Available


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