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#: 924

DESCRIPTION: Universal, Geneve, a gold cased "Compax" wrist chronograph, 17 jewels, manual winding, calibre 283 nickel plate movement with lever escapement, in a 14 karat yellow gold case with teardrop lugs and rectangular pushers, silvered metal dial with tachymeter scale, constant seconds, hour and minute registers, gold leaf hands, 244306, 33mm, 61.1g TW, c1945.
CONDITION: CASE: Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches and pin pricks on case back; Plastic crystal with minor scratches; Gold shell on pushers worn through at underside of corners adjacent to crown; Minor wear on inner surface of lugs; Crown worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Some spotting at edge; A few minor losses to numerals on tachymeter scale; A few fine scratches; Minor bulge at dial foot, 12:30. HANDS: Tip of minute shortened. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine marks and scratches on plate; A few steel parts with minor spots of oxide; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2500