A mid 19th century engraved and lacquered brass strut timepiece with manual calendar in the manner of Thomas Cole C.F. Hancock, London

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Lot 146
A mid 19th century engraved and lacquered brass strut timepiece with manual calendar in the manner of Thomas Cole
C.F. Hancock, London

Sold for £ 1,762 (US$ 2,423) inc. premium
A mid 19th century engraved and lacquered brass strut timepiece with manual calendar in the manner of Thomas Cole
C.F. Hancock, London
the rectangular case with small swing handle over floral engraved front panel, elaborate applied side pilasters and a rotating strut below, the signed enamel Roman dial with fleur de lys hands over a manual calendar, signed on the rear cover "C,F.Hancock. By appointment to the Principal Sovereigns & Courts of Europe, 59 Bruton St. London, No 838", the chain fusee movement with lever escapement

Footnotes

  • C.F.Hancock was one of the earliest retailers of Thomas Cole's clocks and timepieces. It is known that he purchased a stock of Coles work in 1849, those documented thus far number from 528 to 789.
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