Rare English Sterling silver mechanical rotating desk calendar, London 1930 Stockwell and Co.

by Louis Wine

Rare English Sterling silver mechanical rotating desk calendar, London 1930 Stockwell and Co.

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Description

Rare English Sterling silver mechanical rotating desk calendar, London 1930 Stockwell and Co. The calendar on plain moulded base; central rotating calendar of engine turned and polished plain silver. The silver calendar section rotates on a silver hinge and the date automatically changes to the following day when turned over. Vacant slot on front to add a name or day or month if desired. Measures: 2.60 x 2.20 x 1.50 inches. Item Weight: 103.41 grams. Fully hallmarked. Stockwell & Company was founded in 1878 by Henry Stockwell. In 1900 the firm was incorporated as a limited liability company Stockwell & Co. Ltd. George Stockwell was a nephew of Henry Stockwell. George succeeded Henry Stockwell to the management of the company. Stockwell & Company first registered at the London Assay Office four punches with the initials GS for George Stockwell, the Managing Director, on 15 June 1907. The address given was 16/18 Finsbury Street, London, EC, and the company was stated to be a ‘Foreign Agent Importer of Foreign Gold and Silver Watches’.

Louis Wine

Louis Wine Ltd., Toronto specialists in Antique Silver , Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts, are a 4th generation family business.Louis Wine (1865-1946) founded the company in Dublin, Ireland in 1880. Louis Wine began selling to silver collectors in Dublin from a shop in historic Wellington Quay. In 1908, he located on Dublin's fashionable Grafton Street. To the firm came the worlds leading Georgian Silver collectors. Pieces by Paul de Lamerie, Paul Storr, Hester Bateman and Irish Georgian Silver were constantly on display. Our gallery run by Richard (Louis Wine's great grandson) at 150 Cumberland Street (Yorkville), Toronto, displays a range of fine Antique Silver, Old Sheffield Plate, Antique Jewellery & Decorative Arts from the 18th-20th century, including Bateman, Storr, Ramsden, Tiffany, Knox, Liberty, Jensen, Christopher Dresser.