Condition Report For Lot# 133:
Runs and strikes, winds and ticks well, the tip of the center arbor is worn down and difficult to key set, the repeat needs to be reset to strike the hour properly but otherwise strikes hours and quarters properly and automaton fully functional though striking a little sluggishly. The mvt is in very good condition considering its age with one scratch beneath balance cock extending to the case rim, some oxidation on the bright work on the pierced balance cock and a small piece of the case rim missing near one of the case pins. The case is starting in some areas to expose the underlying silver specifically at the top of rear case cover otherwise in good condition for its age with no major dents nor dings and coin edge band. The dial has three hairlines running from the top of the inner time dial from top to bottom and some moderate loss around winding arbor. The bull's eye crystal, hands , crown and bow are all in fair to good condition.
Estimate: $2500 - $3500