Condition Report For Lot# 232:
CASE: Not original to the movement; very minor scratches on outer surface of case, appears to have been carried infrequently, engine turning retains fine detail, a very nice case; Scratches on inner surface of case or cuvette. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, very light, at 12:00; Small flakes in enamel less than the size of a grain of rice, at 1:00, 2:00, 4:00; Void in enamel concealed by bezel, at 10:00, not a chip but a small manufacturing flaw; Scratches minor to dial. HANDS: Oxidation. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate. Scratches on winding wheel; Jewel setting marred, center wheel upper. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running Order (winds, sets and ticks), setting sometimes slips. This 16S 23J hunting case model is a rare three star watch in Gilbert, Shugart and Engle's "The Complete Price Guide to Watches".
Estimate: $1900 - $2500