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
Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, Illinois, "Sangamo Special" with boxes, unmarked 60 hour, 17 size, 23 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted to 6 positions, temperature and isochronism, damascened nickel plate movement, with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws, gold wheel train and whiplash micrometric regulator in a white gold filled, rigid bow, hinged back and bezel, open face Sangamo Special case with maker's details engraved on gold cuvette, double sunk white enamel dial, blued steel Sangamo Special hands, serial #4628642, c1925, with aluminum Sangamo Special cigarette box, and cardboard outer box with polychrome lithograph portrait of Sangamo, Chief of the Illinois.
CONDITION: CASE: Case back with a few dimples; Dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Minor scratches on cuvette; Gold filled with minor brassing; Crystal with scratches; Bow worn; Crown with wear. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 1:00, 8:00; Filled chip at setting lever. HANDS: Lacking blue and with spots of oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Scratches on crown wheel; Bright work with a few specks of oxide; Some screw heads with minor marring; Specks of dirt. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) Aluminum box with dents, outer box lacking inner portion, with minor wear and dirt, and split at one corner.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $900
PRICE SOLD: $950