Condition Report For Lot# 130:
CASE: Not original to the movement, nice recase; Has problems opening or closing, front, resists closing last 15 degrees, catch operates properly; Cover extends beyond 90 degrees when opened, 110 degrees; Minor chips on crystal, tiny flakes at edge. DIAL: Scratches minor to dial, at 2:00. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate. Bright work or steel has minor oxidation, movement mounting screws replaced. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running Order (winds, sets and ticks). The presentation on the cuvette reads "Presented to F.A. Hollbert ON HIS 19TH BIRTHDAY FEB 5TH 1893 BY HIS FATHER". This is a very rare watch, as very few of this Grade were marked "Special Time King". We could find one other example, s#2288552 sold at Jones & Horan Auction Team in May of 2010.
Estimate: $2500 - $3500