A rare survival in boxes of different sizes and materials: wheel trains, motions, barrels, a few uncut fusee’s, keyless work, etc, intended for a variety of different sizes frames.
No makers stamps on any of these small and loose parts but this material comes from the collection of the late Robert (Bob) Miles who acquired it (along with many of the rough movements I shall be offering in the coming months) from the London firm of Haswell at the time of their closing after the 2nd World War.
NB: The contents not always matching the hand written descriptions.
From the stock of material once held by the London watchmakers, R Haswell & Sons, 49 & 50 Spencer Street, Clerkenwell, at the centre of the London watchmaking trade. An interesting and rare survival regarding the English practice of making both fusee and going barrel watches.
Boxes mostly complete, the contents in generally good but dusty condition.