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An exciting single-owner collection of pocket watches

Peter Wilson Auctioneers are excited to be selling an exclusive collection of pocket watches as part of our November Fine Art auction. The collection comprises 70 pocket watches and accessories amassed over a 40-year period by a passionate collector. The collection contains a vast variety of pieces from the everyday to the very rare - surely something to suit every collector’s taste!

Dan Dare pocket watch

Lot 16 - Dan Dare Pocket Watch


Mickey Mouse Ingersoll pocket watch


Highlights include an assortment collector’s models such as Dan Dare, Jeff Arnold and Mickey Mouse Ingersoll watches and several Guinness Beer watches. Other popular collector’s makes include gold examples by JW Benson, Waltham USA, Vertex and more!

Also featured in this collection are some fine gold examples including an 18ct gold full Hunter pocket watch by Rotherams of London, an 18ct gold minute repeater full Hunter pocket watch by Meridian Watch Company and a 9ct gold open face watch by Rolex.


Hunter pocket watch by Rotherams of London


Hunter pocket watch, Meridian Watch Co


Other interesting artefacts include a white metal ‘sphygmometre’, an instrument used for measuring the strength of a heartbeat, and a multi-dial day-date-month and moon phase open face pocket watch.



Lot 142 - Pulse measuring Pocket Watch


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