English watch manufacture - Makers to the admirality
The watch maker and jeweller, Samuel Smith, founded his family business in London in 1851. In 1873 his son Samuel Smith jr. opened his own shop under the name Samuel Smith & Son at Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly 68. From 1899 the company became Samuel Smith & Son Ltd.
The company gained notoriety mainly through its highly complicated pocket watches, the well-known pocket watches of high quality were signed with 'Smith & Son, 9 Strand London' and bore the reference 'Maker to the Admiralty'.
Beautiful large solid Smith&Son Lépine pocket watch in solid silver - 0.935 - weight: 126 g.
Enamel dial with Smith&Son 9 Strand London Maker to the Admiralty. In very good condition. mall time dial with Roman numerals and gold coloured hands - 30 minutes hand recessed left - no recessed second right. Central chronograph hands (double/rattrapante)
Inner lid also silver - hallmarked 0.935.
Gold plated manufacture movement - high quality movement structure - anchor escapement.
Watch diameter without pedant 54 mm With 77 mm. Height: 22 mm. Total weight: 126 g
Very good overall condition. A rarely offered chronograph.
Pictures are part of the description.
Insured shipment with Österreichische Post AG.
- 32. S SMITH&SON London
- Lepine Chronograph Rattrapante Silber
- Schweiz 1920
- Material de la caja
- Bañado en oro, Plata
- Finura del material
- Warchmakers to the Admiralty 9 beach Londres
- Reloj de bolsillo
- Se envía asegurado
- Con desgaste, con pocas o sin marcas de uso