AUCTION : 0518

Instruments 

Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 
 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Lot#: 1012

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., "951", 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted to 5 positions, temperature and isochronism, straight line damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws, gold wheel train and whiplash micrometric regulator in a 14 karat, yellow gold, engraved, faux box hinge hunting case, and Montgomery arabic numeral, double sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade hands, serial #325446, 109.3g TW, c1905, together with a Hamilton velvet lined mahogany box and certificate.
CONDITION: CASE: Case not original to movement; Case screws do not hold movement in case; Dents and dings, box ornament at hinge; Shallow dents, band; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Lever slot widened, original notch in bezel filled; Bow with wear; Crown worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light; Dial center with surface flakes. HANDS: Minor oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches and pin pricks on plate; Minor scratches on winding wheels; Winding wheels with a few specks of oxide; Regulator assembly with a few specks of oxide; Escape and pallet jewel endstone settings marred. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks). Box with marks and scratches. Certificate is an altered copy of an original
ESTIMATE: $15000 - $20000
PRICE SOLD: $12500

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