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
Alexander Cairns, Liverpool, a man's gold fusee pocket watch, 15 jewels, key wind and set gilt plate movement with lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, reeded edge, engine turned hunting case with Chester hallmark and date letter for the year 1868, Roman numeral white enamel dial with large seconds bit, serial #9041, 50mm, 111.2g TW.
CONDITION: CASE: Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on cuvette; Engine turning with minor wear; Case catch screws missing; Front cover with significant wear at catch; Pendant pusher not functional, no pressure from catch springs; Crystal absent; Bow with minor wear; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Mismatched. MOVEMENT PLATES: A few minor scratches on plate; Minor spotting; Minor haze and oil residue; Regulator with faint specks of oxide; Very dirty. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks), low balance amplitude, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $1200 - $1500
PRICE SOLD: $1300