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Lot 698    SESSION 2 (2.00PM TUESDAY 28TH JULY)    Miscellaneous

Estimate $900
SOLD $2,100

GENT'S GOLD HALF HUNTER POCKET WATCH, by A.W.Waltham & Co, in 18ct gold (tot wt 93.08g), white dial with black Roman numerals and gold hands, subsidiary second dial with Arabic numerals, works cover inscribed, 'Frank Elliott/from Sarah/17Feby 07'; also pendant in 9ct gold (22mm; 1.47g), features a rose gold band and inside is a cut-out map of Australia, and inscribed, 'Australia', the reverse inscribed with stylised initials, 'GE'; handcrafted shield style fob in 9ct gold (23x35mm; 2.82g), inscribed on central shield with initials, 'GE'; handcrafted shield style fob in silver (24x33mm), inscribed on central shield, 'G.Elliott', reverse inscribed, 'Hartley/E.H.D./1906'; handcrafted cross (22x26mm), in centre of obverse inscribed initials, 'G.E', reverse inscribed, 'K.S.P.S. Rugby/1909'; handcrafted prize fob in 9ct gold (23x33mm; 4.08g), in centre of obverse inscribed initials, 'IE', reverse inscribed, 'Presented By/Nicholson/& Co Ltd/Sydney/For Vocal Solo/Won By/I M Elliott'. The watch appears to be in working order, very fine. (6)

A nice collection to the Elliott family, father, Frank, and children, George and Isabel. K.S.P.S. is Kogarah Senior Public School. Hartley E.H.D. medals were issued to about 40 school boys from Lithgow who took part in Eight-Hour Demonstration displays in 1906. The presentations were made at the Lithgow Oddfellows' Hall on 6 November in front of a crowd of over 1,200 people. Two teachers, Mr Lewis and Mr Cookson, received gold medals and the school boys received a similar medal in silver.

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