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, 998E "Official Standard", 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted to 5 positions, circular damascened nickel bar movement with lever escapement, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws and whiplash micrometric regulator in a yellow gold filled, hinged back and bezel, engine turned and engraved open face Ball Model case, and arabic numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #B649163, c1940.
CONDITION: CASE: Case has housed another movement; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Marks and scratches on inner surface of case; Covers with minor gaps at band when closed; Rear cover snap worn. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: A few spots of bluing loss. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Regulator spring with a few specks of oxide; Specks of dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks), low balance amplitude, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $750