AN 18CT GOLD KEYLESS LEVER HALF HUNTING CASED LADY'S WATCH WITH KEW CERTIFICATE
AN 18CT GOLD KEYLESS LEVER HALF HUNTING CASED LADY'S WATCH WITH KEW CERTIFICATE, HECTOR GOLAY, LONDON No 7555, the three quarter plate movement engraved H Golay 46 Myddelton Square London Nr 7555, Patent 12098 AD1892, Class "A" Kew Certificate 748 marks, the case engine turned, crested, 4cm diam, casemaker F T Trahern & Sons, London 1913, 76gProvenance: The crest is that of Player for John Player (1842-1930) of Clydach, Swansea, mine owner and tinplate manufacturer by whom bought for his wife Martha Player, nee Strick; their daughter Lucy Player by whom bequeathed to her mother's great nephew, C L J Humphreys, thence by descent. The Players were also significant makers of machinery for the tinplate industry, including the 'Clydach Tinning Machine'.
Estimate: £700 - 900
Sold for £2800