Watch

MADE CIRCA: 1891

MATERIAL: 18ct Yellow Gold

MOVEMENT: Manual Mechanical

CASE DIAMETER: 58mm

Notes

Louis Allamand, born in Switzerland, is recorded to have been granted his Certificate of Naturalization from the Secretary of State of Great Britain in 1887 therefore, it is incredible that in such a relatively short space of time Allamand managed to create such a fine pocket watch distinctive in its substantial weight and strong case design, so iconic with English watches of the period.

World History

- Official opening of the London–Paris telephone system, the first international telephone system.

- Arthur Conan Doyle's detective Sherlock Holmes appears in The Strand Magazine (London) for the first time.

- Asteroid 323 Brucia becomes the first asteroid discovered using photography.

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