Condition Report For Lot# 424 :
(1) Vienna, this case would have originally been with dark finish, now refinished to a honey color. The bottom bracket has been broken and repaired. The door has shrinkage cracks at the top and bottom. The veneer on the backboard is damaged in several places. Original porcelain dial has hairline cracks near 12 o'clock. Original hands. Pendulum rod has paint loss. Top + bottom finials missing; (2) Cast metal case retains some of its original gilding. Original paper dial has age darkened. Original hands.