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Lot No. 412 (93rd Auction)
Barraud & Lund, Cornhill, London, Movement No. 2/6835, 48 mm, 90 g, circa 1860

A gentleman's fine pocket watch with duplex escapement - with dedication engraving in commemoration of the English philantropist George Moore
Case: 18k gold, gold dome with presentation engraving "T. H. Chester In loving memory of George Moore, who died Nov. 21st 1876", case maker's punch mark "AS" (Alfred Stram). Dial: enamel. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, keywind, chain/fusee, gold screw compensation balance.

George Moore (9 April 1806 – 21 November 1876) was an English merchant and philanthropist. He was born in Mealsgate, Cumberland. Moore accumulated great wealth and built a mansion in Kensington Palace Gardens.
Estimate  1,800 - 3,000 €

Price Realised  1,800 €
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