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#: 994

DESCRIPTION: Dent, 61 Strand & 4 Royal Exchange, London, free sprung lever fusee pocket watch, 15 jewels, key wind and set, gilt, full plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold timing screws and white balance spring in a sterling silver, hinged back and bezel, open face case with London hallmark and date letter for the year 1905, Roman numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade and whip hands, serial #54886, 55mm.
CONDITION: CASE: Not original to the movement, though it is a Dent case and 5 numbers removed from the movement number; Dings and pin pricks; Dimple, back; Scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Serial number scratched out, otherwise very good. HANDS: Minute poorly repaired, oxide; Seconds replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor marks and scratches; Serial number scratched out; Hairspring stud with specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $700 - $1000