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The Vintage Wrist Watch Company is located in PERSHORE, UK
Gents Antique Silver Wrist Watch for Mappin, 1926
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Gents antique silver wrist watch for Mappin, 1926. The watch has a hand-winding movement which is working nicely. The watch measures 32mm diameter excluding the winding crown and the fixed wire lugs. The case is silver and there are hallmarks inside the hinged case back for Edinburgh (import mark), 1926, with a sponsor’s mark for Arthur Rendell. In 1907, an act came into force which meant that all imported watches had to be assayed in a Uk assay office and marked with British import hallmarks. For this, a sponsor's mark was required. In this particular case, Arthur Rendell was an employee, and probably in charge, of the department that handled imported watches at a company called Pringles, the Uk'S largest wholesalers of antique jewellery, silverware, antique clocks and watches, so it was deemed relevant to use his initials. The case is in very nice condition for such an early piece, just gentle unevenness to the case back. The watch lens is in lovely condition. The dial is signed Mappin, the original retailers of the watch. Very light marking if viewed closely. A new leather strap has been fitted. The watch comes in a Mappin & Webb presentation box. All of our watches are checked over before listing, and are also checked for accuracy which is usually within around +/- two to three minutes over 24 hours (unless otherwise stated), which is considered respectable for a vintage watch. We are a Vat registered company and all purchases are covered by Consumer Regulations. Credit / debit card purchases can be made over the telephone on 01386 750238 or you can proceed via the red Buy Now button on each listing page. All prices include Uk shipping. Please contact us for international shipping prices. We are an on-line only business and do not have facilities for callers. Our offices are open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. With regards to appraisals / valuations, we receive a huge number of information requests each day and unfortunately do not have the manpower to deal with them all individually. Our advice would be to contact a local auctioneer for a full appraisal.
The Vintage Wrist Watch Company has clarified that the Gents Antique Silver Wrist Watch for Mappin, 1926 (LA372870) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1926
ALL PRICES INCLUDE UK POSTAGE. Please contact us for international shipping prices. Please note that regrettably we no longer ship to Europe. Due to Customs regulations, we are unable to send watches / precious metals to certain countries. If you are unsure about your country’s regulations, please contact us and we can check for you. Any orders from prohibited countries will be refunded, less any Paypal fees which are non-refundable. Any Customs / import duties are payable by the purchaser.
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