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Copy of a letter written by Mr. W. Forster to the Rev. Walter Mallock on the subject of the first timekeeper of Thomas Mudge

Catalogue no: 1107
Dewey No: Subject(s): Chronometers
Author(s): W. Forster
Total pages: 2 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: July 17th, 1843
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Dimensions: 255mm x 205mm Condition: Good
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There are two copies of this letter, a handwritten one in pencil, headed Corn U Copea, and a typewritten copy of c. 1950. In the letter, Mr Forster of 4, Lower James Street, Golden Square, describes his own purchase of the Mudge Chronometer and its subsequent sale to the Duke of Sussex. Forster purchased it again at the sale of the Duke's effects at Christies and, at the time of the letter, the chronometer was still at Christies and Forster was offering it to the Rev. Walter Mallock for 21 guineas
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John Shelton

Catalogue no: 1106
Dewey No: Subject(s): Biography
Author(s): Unknown
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1950
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Dimensions: 255mm x 205mm Condition: Reasonable, paper a little dirty
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A typewritten brief bigraphy of Shelton in approx 300 words. Author unknown but "H.A.Lloyd" written in pencil at top left
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O Tompion, O Tompion

Catalogue no: 1105
Dewey No: Subject(s): Archives
Author(s): Shane Leslie
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: c.1950
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Dimensions: 205mm x 160mm Condition: Good
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Humourous poem about Thomas Tompion by Shane Leslie of Glaslough, Co. Monaghan, Eire. Sent to a person unknown but clearly a clock collector; "Wishing you a very happy New Year and good time to your clocks!"
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Letter plus enclosures from Walter Iden to Malcolm Gardner

Catalogue no: 1104
Dewey No: Subject(s): Letters
Author(s): Walter Iden and others
Total pages: 6 Illustrations: 1 Language(s): English Publication date: 20th June, 1948
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Dimensions: 205mm x 165mm Condition: Reasonable, some dog ears and photograph folded in half, paperclip rust marks
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Letter from the horological collector, Walter Iden, 1, Belvedere, 34, Keswick Road, East Putney, London, S.W.15., to Malcolm Gardner concerning a Tompion Longcase clock, No. 534. Enclosures include details of the condition and recent (1930s) history and ownership of the clock. Also a photograph of Tompion No. 535.
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Wright & Craighead to R. Gardner

Catalogue no: 1103
Dewey No: Subject(s): Letters
Author(s): Thomas Wright
Total pages: 11 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: 1st July 192?
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Dimensions: 260mm x 210mm Condition: Good
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A letter from Thomas Wright to Robert Gardner with regrets for a missed meeting On headed writing paper, "Wright & Craighead, Successors to Bracebridges. 319, St, John Street, Clerkenwell, E.C.1. London
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On Approbation - J.Tripplin

Catalogue no: 1102
Dewey No: Subject(s): Archives
Author(s): J. Tripplin
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Nov 13th, 1889
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Dimensions: 205mm x 170mm Condition: Good, with small tears and one corner dog eared
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Invoice from J. Tripplin, 5, Bartletts Buildings, Holborn Circus, London, E.C., to Mr R.Gardner for two silver watches Headed invoice includes the mark of "Manufacture Besancon" and "Agent of the Associated Besancon Watch Manufacturers".
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Webster Clockmaker - Invoice

Catalogue no: 1100
Dewey No: Subject(s): Archives
Author(s): Webster
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Mar 16th, 1898
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Dimensions: 250mm x 200mm Condition: Very good
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An invoice from Webster (Established over a Quarter of a Century) Clockmaker, written in ink on headed paper, to Mr R. Gardner Invoice details the sale of a Tompion clock for the sum of 18 pounds
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Dr. to B. Bonniksen

Catalogue no: 1099
Dewey No: Subject(s): Archives
Author(s): Bahne Bonniksen
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: July 14th, 1897
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Dimensions: 205mm x 130mm Condition: Good, one water splash mark
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Invoice to Mr Rob. Gardner from Bahne Bonniksen, 16, Norfolk Street, Coventry, Watch and Chronometer Adjuster, Manufacturer of the "Karrusel" Movements. Total invoice 4 pounds 10 shillings Headed invoice includes details of awards from City and Guilds and the BHI
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To James F. Cole & Sons, Chronometer & Watch Manufacturers, London

Catalogue no: 1098
Dewey No: Subject(s): Archives
Author(s): James Ferguson Cole
Total pages: 11 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Nov. 14th, 1896
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Dimensions: 260mm x 205mm Condition: Very good
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An invoice from J.F.Cole to Robert Gardner, written in ink on headed paper for springing and timing five gold watches, nos. 51921, 51924, 51922, 51923, 51992, (two hunters, two half hunters, one crystal). Total cost 10 guineas.
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A.P.Walsh - Invoice

Catalogue no: 1097
Dewey No: Subject(s): Archives
Author(s): A.P.Walsh
Total pages: 1 Illustrations: 0 Language(s): English Publication date: Oct.3rd, 1888
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Dimensions: 205mm x 120mm Condition: Good
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A hand written invoice from A.P.Walsh to Mr Robert Gardner, dated Oct. 3rd 1888, for the repair of a pocket chronometer, No. 12007, by George Edwards, for the sum of 14 shillings
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