Condition Report For Lot# 61:
CASE: Minor dents(s) less than the size of a grain of rice, band back at 4:00, gap between case body and cuvette, outer cover closes fine, could be carefully straightened; Ding(s) or pin prick(s):Scratch(es) on inner surface of case or cuvette. DIAL: Hairline(s) in enamel, very light, seconds bit to dial center; Chip in enamel near center arbor; Scratch(es) minor to dial; HANDS: Replaced, minute; Oxidation, minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratch(es) or scuff(s) on plate. Scratch(es) or scuff(s) due to screwdriver slip emanating from screw slot, set lever screw; Scratch(es) on winding wheel, ratchet wheel; Nickel or gilt finish on plates oxidized / pitted, minor, very minor localized pitting on barrel bridge, overall appearance would respond well to cleaning; Jewel setting replaced, escape wheel endstone and setting incorrect replacements. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running Order (winds, sets and ticks). This is an extremely rare watch and a similar example with a metal dial sold for $6000 in the May of 2007, Jones and Horan Auction Team sale.
Estimate: $5000 - $7000