Condition Report For Lot# 1104 :
CASE: Case has housed another movement; A few minor dents; Dings; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Marring on inner surface of case from dent removal; Minor scratches on inner surface of case; Bow replaced. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 4:00, 8:00; Surface flake, 8:00; Specks of dirt. HANDS: Minor oxide, seconds. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches and marks on plate; Gouging at case screws; Barrel bridge damascening faint, bridge finish dull; Winding wheels with specks of oxide; Bright work with scattered pecks of oxidation. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks). The firm Louis Brandt & Frere eventually became Omega, and produced high grade watches for use by the Canadian railroads. See Pritchard "Swiss Timepiece Makers 1775 - 1975", volume II, pages O-9 to O-16 for information on the products and evolution of the Brandt firm.