Copper trumpet with brass mouthpiece signed by “HAWKES & SON, LONDON”
Copper trumpet with brass mouthpiece signed by “HAWKES & SON, LONDON” and with signature of the mouthpiece model “HAWKES 2 MODEL”, length 125 cm.
Hawkes & Son was founded in 1865 by William Henry Hawkes selling orchestral scores. The company also made musical instruments and replacement parts, such as clarinet reeds, and by 1925 Hawkes had established an instrument factory in Edgware, north London. The business, which was particularly known for brass and military band music, was eventually inherited by Ralph Hawkes (1898-1950).
Silver pocket watch “ ACME LEVER, H SAMUEL, MANCHESTER”.
Silver pocket watch “ ACME LEVER, H SAMUEL, MANCHESTER”. Silver pocket watch “ ACME LEVER, H SAMUEL, MANCHESTER” with black cover with “ DORANTES” signatura for carriage dashboard. The watch works and contains a key to wind it. This particular watch has a fully signed Swiss winding movement that works very well. Movement is protected by a tight-fitting inner cover. The watch itself measures 50mm in diameter, excluding the stem. The case is silver and there are Swiss stamps on the inside of the back cover showing “HS” manufacturer, “n” manufactured in 1868, while the outside is punched and chiseled. In general the outer box is in good condition. The watch glass is in good condition. The signed dial is in good condition. In 1862, when Harriet Samuel took over her father-in-law’s watchmaking business in Liverpool, she renamed the business H Samuel and moved it to Manchester’s Market Street, where she ran the business as a mail order business. Later, Harriet’s son concentrated on the retail sector of the business and the first H Samuel retail store opened in Preston in 1890, closely followed by branches in Rochdale and throughout Lancashire. Since then the company has grown across the country with branches on many British High Streets today.
Small hunting warning trumpet made of copper with a brass mouthpiece, 23 cm long
75,00€ VAT included
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