William Gibson, Belfast. An 18 gold key wind open face pocket watch Case and movement No.36071, London Hallmark for
Lot 25
William Gibson, Belfast. An 18ct gold key wind open face pocket watch Case and Movement No.36071, London Hallmark for 1871
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,311) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
William Gibson, Belfast. An 18ct gold key wind open face pocket watch
Case and Movement No.36071, London Hallmark for 1871
Gilt 3/4 plate English lever movement, cut and compensated bi-metallic balance, engraved balance cock, Bosley style regulation, white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, black outer minute track with five minute divisions, steel poker hands, subsidiary dial at 6 for running seconds, engine turned case, 18ct gold cuvette with personal engraving, together with associated key and photographs, case stamped 'WW', movement signed
51mm.

Footnotes

  • Reverend John McCann was born in Kilgobinet 1842 and was ordained in 1869. He ministered in the parish of Waterford from 1872 to 1894 and was appointed Parish Priest of of Ring and Old Dungarvan on 27th October 1895. McCann remained there until the 4th September 1910 when he was appointed to Kill and Newton staying till his death on the 12th July 1914, aged 72. He is buried in Saint Thomas' church County Waterford.

    This watch was presented by the the congregation of Staint Patricks Belfast on 4th October 1872 his return to his home diocese of Waterford.
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