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
American Waltham Watch Co., Waltham Mass., model 1899 "Riverside Maximus", 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind and set, adjusted to 6 positions, temperature, and isochronism, ornately damascened nickel plate movement, with lever escapement, diamond endstones, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws, gold wheel train and whiplash micrometric regulator, in a 14 karat yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge, engine turned and engraved open face case, and Arabic numeral, outer red five minute markers, double sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade hands, serial #11534440, 74.1g TW, c1900.
CONDITION: CASE: Case has housed another movement; Minor dents; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Plastic crystal with fine scratches; Crown shell worn through; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, 7:00; Small flakes in enamel concealed by bezel, 3:00, 8:00. HANDS: Replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Scratch on plate at ratchet wheel; Winding wheels with specks of oxide; Regulator assembly with a few specks of oxide and minor etching; Balance endstone setting with minor marring; Specks of dirt. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, good staff, will run with pressure on center wheel, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $950