Condition Report For Lot# 42 :
CASE: Minor pin pricks; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Minor gap between front cover and band when closed, no damage or stress to hinges; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: A few minor scratches; A few specks of verdigris; Small spot of oxide on minute register drive pinion control spring. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks). COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly. In raking light, previous signatures and addresses for both Charles Frodsham and Dent can be seen. Based on the presentation and coat of arms, it appears that the watch was owned by Arthur Wills John Wellington Trumbull Blundell Hill, the 6th Marquess of Downshire, 1871 - 1918