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Auctioneers Dr. Crott 90th Auction

José Rodríguez Losada 330 329* 328 Hackler, Preston, 56 mm, 163 g, circa 1860 A gentleman’s unusual pocket watch with oversized five-arm balance, formerly with Massey-Typ-IV-lever escapement Case: silver, engraved cartouche, engine-turned, reeded band, case maker’s punch mark “HM”, glazed movement. Dial: enamel, radial Roman hours, auxiliary seconds, spade hands. Movm.: full plate movement, keywind, silvered, large monometallic five-arm balance (29 mm), blued balance spring, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. Hackler, Preston — 非凡的男仕懷錶,附5超大支架擺輪及特殊型號 Massey-Typ-IV 錨式擒縱 39553 C: 2, 22 D: 2 M: 2, 41, 46, 51 1.500 - 3.000 EUR 1.900 - 3.800 USD 15.000 - 30.000 HKD J. R. Losada, Regent Street 105, London, Movement No. 9798, Case No. 9798, 41 mm, 76 g, circa 1860 A gentleman’s decorative pocket watch with original box and original spare enamel dial Case: 18k gold, lavishly florally engraved, engraved band, gold dome, case maker’s punch mark “FM”. Dial: silvered, engine-turned and florally engraved, applied gold ornaments, letters for hour indication “Brigida Saenz”, blued “Fleur de Lys” hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, signed, English lever escapement, screw compensation balance, fine florally engraved balance cock. José Rodríguez Losada (1797-1870) Losada was a Spanish watchmaker in the middle of the 19th century and signed his watches “J.R. Losada”. He was a liberal former member of the army, who lived in London; he is known for the turret clock he donated to the Community of Madrid in 1866 and which can be seen at the Puerta del Sol. Losada also wrote poems, some of which he dedicated to his friend Joseph Zorrilla. Source: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Rodr%C3%ADguez_ Losada, as of 09/25/2014 J. R. Losada, Regent Street 105 倫敦 — 裝飾藝術的男仕懷錶,附原 盒及原廠備用琺瑯錶盤 39688 C: 2 D: 2 M: 2, 41, 51 1.600 - 2.500 EUR 2.000 - 3.200 USD 16.000 - 25.000 HKD Dent “Watchmaker to the Queen”, 33 Cockspur Street, London, Movement No. 30993, Case No. 30993, 54 mm, 138 g, circa 1900 A rare precision pocket watch Case: 18k gold, polished, engraved coat of arms, push back, case maker’s punch mark “EN” (Emil Nielsen partner in Nicole, Nielsen & Co., entered 6 August 1878). Dial: enamel, radial Arabic numerals, auxiliary seconds, blued spade hands. Movm.: 4/5 plate movement, frosted, gilt, signed, numbered, screwed chatons, English lever escapement, gold screw compensation balance, fine florally engraved balance cock, chatoned diamond endstone on balance. John Edward Dent John Edward Dent was born in 1790 and started his career as a candle- maker before he turned to watch- and clockmaking. Dent is considered one of the leading watch- and clockmakers of his time who produced pocket watches, large clocks, chronometers and regulators. He worked for the Vulliamys and the Barrauds from 1815 until 1829, and became the partner of John Roger Arnold in 1830. The partnership ended in 1840 and Dent opened his own workshop in London. John Edward Dent’s clocks, chronometers and pocket watches were much sought after even then and he also built the famous clock in the clock tower of the Houses of Parli- ament in Westminster. Dent “Watchmaker to the Queen”,33 Cockspur Street 倫敦 英國 — 罕見的精密懷錶 39261 C: 2, 10 D: 2 M: 2, 50 1.200 - 2.500 EUR 1.500 - 3.200 USD 12.000 - 25.000 HKD

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