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Auktionen Dr. Crott 91st Auction

694 693 Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand London, No. 05336 AD Fmsz, Movement No. 05336, AD Fmsz, Case No. 05336, 50 mm, 119 g, circa 1875  A gentleman’s classic English pocket watch Case: 18k gold, polished, engraved monogram “AMV”, gold dome, case maker’s punch mark “CF” (Charles Frodsham). Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, numbered, signed, blued spade hands. Movm.: 4/5 plate movement, frosted, gilt, signed, going barrel, screwed gold chatons, English lever escapement, gold screw compensation balance, florally engraved balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. Charles Frodsham (1810-1871) Frodsham was a maker of very fine watches, originally of the Strand, London, and then New Bond Street. His best quality watches bear the letters AD.Fmsz, which is interpreted as 1850, the year he bought J.R. Arnold’s estate after his death; the firm was known for a short period as Arnold and Frodsham. He conducted many experiments with compensated balances and the balance spring to discover their underlying principles; he also wrote several papers on technical subjects. Charles Frodsham, 84 Strand 倫敦,編號 05336 AD Fmsz — 英國古典 男仕懷錶 40429  C: 2 D: 2 M: 2, 41  1.500 - 1.900 EUR 1.700 - 2.100 USD 13.500 - 17.100 HKD Charles Frodsham, by Appointment to the King, 115 New Bond Street, late of 84 Strand, London, Movement No. 09193 AD Fmsz, 53 mm, 129 g, circa 1908  A gentleman’s very fine minute repeating pocket watch with best movement design “AD.Fmsz” and “Willis”- enamel dial Case: 18K gold, polished, turning pendant, case maker “HMF” (Harrison Mill Frodsham), gold dome with presention engraving: “Presented to ERNST KÖRTING by the Board of the Emperial Continental Gas Association in grateful recognition of valuable services rendered by him to the Association. 1st April 1881-1st April 1931”, slide for repeating mechanism.. Dial: enamel, off-white, radial Roman numerals, auxiliary seconds, signed, numbered 2/9193, blued spade hands. Movm.: 4/5 plate movement, chatoned, 2 hammers / 2 gongs, English lever escapement, gold screw compensation balance, diamond endstone on balance. The movement of this watch was made by Nicole Nielsen & Co Ltd., 14 Soho Square, London in 1908 and was delivered to Charles Frodsham & Co. Ltd. Ernst Körting (1842-1921) Ernst Körting was an important German ingenieur and buisinessman. Koerting graduated in the field of railway construction from the polytechnical institute in Hanover at the age of 22. He worked in various European countries and in 1871 founded the “Gebrueder Koerting” company together with his brother Berthold. The company still exists today. Ernst Koerting developed a working gas-injector and later produced other types of steam jet-pumps. Charles Frodsham, by Appointment to the King, 115 New Bond Street, late of 84 Strand 倫敦 — 極精緻的男仕三問懷錶,附頂級的”AD. Fmsz”機蕊裝置及”Willis”琺瑯錶盤 40291  C: 2 D: 2 M: 2, 41  6.500 - 8.000 EUR 7.200 - 8.800 USD 58.500 - 72.000 HKD