AUCTION : 0518


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#: 978

DESCRIPTION: Arnold & Frodsham, London, lever fusee pocket watch, 21 jewels, key wind and set, gilt full plate movement with lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge, engine turned open face case and Roman numeral, single sunk, white enamel dial, gold spade and whip hands, serial #7987, 55mm, 154.8g TW.
CONDITION: CASE: A few dings and shallow dents; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Engine turning nearly worn smooth; Crystal scratched; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Fracture and poorly glued chips, 5:00- 7:00. HANDS: Minute with minor bends and a bit short. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Balance cock screw with minor loss to blue; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $1600 - $1900