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A full hunter quarter repeating pocket watch.
An open face pocket watch by L.H. Samuel & Co..An open face fob watch.
Birmingham, United Kingdom
DoneNov 24, 2014 10:00 AM UTC

Pocket Watches & Accessories

Although shopping for a genuine 19th century pocket watch may seem like a daunting prospect, auction houses such as Fellows offer a wealth of historical and stylish examples. Fellows? auction of Pocket Watches & Accessories offers a range of pieces to suit every style and wallet. For classic gentlemanly style, try Lot 3, an open face 18ct gold repeater with a dedication to the original owner engraved on the case back. Estimated at £3,000 - £4,000, it is an investment that can be passed onto to future generations. Lot 56 is perfect those looking for a more ornate design. This open face pocket watch, by prestigious makers L. H. Samuel & Co of Liverpool, is perfect for special occasions. Estimated at £800 - £1,200, it would be a wonderful memento for a groom on his wedding day. However, pocket watches are not restricted to gentlemen. Fellows? auction will feature a selection of delicate enamelled watches, which are a beautiful alternative to a wrist watch when worn from the neck on a chain. Lot 36 is an especially elegant example, with its split pearl decoration and burgundy enamelled case back. Lot 154 is another classic gold piece, with the enamelled floral decoration to the rear adding a subtle feminine touch. All of the pocket watches featured will be offered for sale at Fellows? auction of Pocket Watches & Accessories on Monday 24th November from 10am. Placing a bid couldn?t be easier; simply visit www.fellows.co.uk, or call 0212 212 2131, to leave a commission bid or arrange for a telephone bid on the day of the auction.