A fine and early Gentleman's Touring pocket watch, circa, 1905,

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Lot 152
A fine and early Gentleman's Touring pocket watch, circa, 1905,

Sold for £ 312 (US$ 378) inc. premium
A fine and early Gentleman's Touring pocket watch, circa, 1905,
enamelled dial with gold hands, black Arabic numerals 1-12 and red inner numerals 13-24, subsidiary seconds dial, some crazing to enamel and spot repair, the case with early motoring scene to the reverse, bezel 4.2cm diameter.

Footnotes

  • 'Touring Watches' were produced as gifts for friends, family or participants of early motoring events, with larger examples for men and smaller for women. This particular Gentlemen's Touring Watch is in good working condition and has an ornate dial and gold hands, indicating that it was possibly produced as an early trial participant's gift. Literature: The Motor Car in Art by Zolomij; Art and the Automobile by D.B. Tubbs.
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A fine and early Gentleman's Touring pocket watch, circa, 1905,
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