18th century trade card: "Mathew Gaucheron, Successor to Mr. Vitu, Clock and Watch-Maker at the Dial in Tower Street near the 7 Dials, London. NB. Sells all sorts of Clock & WatchMakers Goldsmiths & Travellers Tools & Materials." - The same thing is then rewritten in French, this time with even the street names being translated.
Elaborate watchmaker's trade sign, cast and sheet metal, probably zinc, one of the most elaborate and largest watchmaker's signs known, 32" tall x 26" wide, exceptional example in excellent condition, $11,500 (est. $1000/1500). Bill Powell collection.