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Cecil Roy - 8 Day.

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January 25, 2006, 18:28
Roy New
Cecil Roy - 8 Day.
Good morning all.

I recently purchased a:

8 Day. Cecil Roy. 59 South Audley St. W.

This at an auction south of the river in london last week. The auction description as follows:

"A goliath travel watch and silver case, English early 20th century".

Cecil Roy 1

January 25, 2006, 18:29
Roy New
Inside silver case.

Cecil Roy 2

January 25, 2006, 18:31
Roy New

+ 7032

January 25, 2006, 18:32
Roy New
Outer cover:

I 56


Cecil Roy 4

January 25, 2006, 18:33
Roy New

I 56


Cecil Roy 5

January 25, 2006, 18:35
Roy New
Front of outer case silver. Back a red leather.

Cecil Roy 6

January 25, 2006, 18:36
Roy New
Hallmarks. Not yet deciphered!

Cecil Roy 7

January 25, 2006, 18:39
Roy New
I think you will agree a most interesting timepiece!

8 Days "to boot!"

Any ideas of history, date etc?

Look forward to any responses.


"So mote it be!"
February 10, 2006, 15:34
Frank J. Menez
My guess is that Cecil Roy was a retailer.
Most of the Goliath watches I have seen and owned were either French or Swiss. I owned one that was made by Omega and another that was stamped on the movement made in France