Lot 356 , John Walker of London. A Victorian oak cased mantel timepiece, 13in.
John Walker of London. A Victorian oak cased mantel timepiece, with silvered dial numbered 4326 and single fusee movement, 13in.
Case showing some fair patination, the dark golden oak cover perhaps looking a little dirty, dial looks to retain the original silvering but oxidised and with scattered dirt marks, side glazing panels are bevelled. front and back door glasses are flat, overall appearance of the case is that is associated or later to the movement and dial, it does not seem to have the quality that is reflected elsewehere, fine quality movement complete, unengraved backplate, adjustable pendulum, case has two pin holes to the front presumably where at some time there was a presentation plaque, lacks key.
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Sold for £800