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
Ball Watch Co., Cleveland, Ohio, Ball- Waltham "Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen & Engineers", 16 size, 21 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted, circular damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws and whiplash micrometric regulator in a yellow gold, screw back and bezel open face case with "B. of L. F. & E." insignia on back, and Arabic numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #B207169, c1905.
CONDITION: CASE: Dings; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Insignia with minor wear; Gold filled with minor brassing; Bezel surface beneath crystal with scratches; Bow worn; Crown shell worn through. DIAL: Numerous hairlines in enamel; Small chips at edge of seconds bit. HANDS: Replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor marks and scratches on plate; Gouge at barrel bridge case screw; Winding wheels with specks of oxide; Regulator assembly with faint specks of oxide; Fourth wheel jewel setting with minor marring. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $1300 - $1600
PRICE SOLD: $600