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#: 990

DESCRIPTION: Gide & Blondet Fils, Paris, a rare gold, engraved and enamelled spherical token of friendship watch, key wind and set gilt full plate movement with pierced and engraved balance bridge and verge escapement, in a rose gold spherical case, engraved with ornament in the classical taste, the words "Souvenir D'amite" and further embellished with black and white enamels, arabic numeral white enamel dial, gold spade hands, 24mm, 16.3g TW, c1800.
CONDITION: CASE: A few minor dents; Two small file marks on bow; Enamel with losses; Minor oxide on springs and screws. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Coqueret with a few specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks), would benefit from service.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200