Watchmaker Roger W Smith visits Bonhams Clock & Watch Exhibition

The exhibition features two famous watches dating back to 1697

The UK’s best known watchmaker, Roger Smith visited the Clock and Watch Exhibition at Bonhams to examine two famous, historical watches part of a private collection owned by Dr John C Taylor.

The first watch, a Thomas Tompion watch from London dated 1697. The watch on show is said to be the best preserved of Tompion’s early repeating watches, the innovative movement is concealed by the employment of secret secure latches.

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