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Information about Howell, James & Co

Howell and James were founded in 1819 as silk mercers and retail jewellers, the original partners being John Howell and Isaac James.

By 1838, the firm had become Howell, James & Co with the partners now John Howell, William Sedgwick, Thomas Stroud and Henry Gillett although by 1855 the company was in the sole ownership of Gillett and in 1884 became a limited company known as Howell & James Ltd.

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Lot FS25/703

Lot FS25/703: A French Miniature Carriage Clock

A French miniature carriage clock, the eight-day duration timepiece movement having a platform lever escapement and subsidiary repeat of the hours on a bell, stamped on the backplate ABV Depose within an oval, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals, blued steel hands (one replaced) and signed for the retailer Howell James & Co, To the Queen, London & Paris, contained in a cannalee variant brass case with fluted handle, height 9.4cm (handle up) 7.6cm (handle down).

Estimate: £300 - £500
Realised: £460