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
Switzerland, a gold, quarter repeating pocket watch with ruby cylinder escapement, 8 jewels, key wind and set, gilt Lepine calibre movement, with pull and twist plunger for activating the repeating, in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, engine turned open face case, engine turned and engraved cuvette with movement details in white and blue enamel, Roman numeral white enamel dial, plum colored steel Breguet style hands, 48mm, 61.6g TW, c1850.
CONDITION: CASE: Numerous shallow dents; Dings; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on cuvette; Engine turning with moderate wear; Back cover with repair at hinge; Bezel does not snap shut, gap at band when closed; Bow replaced; Enamel areas have minor loss; Precious metal content tested. DIAL: Poorly restored. HANDS: Minor loss to color. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine marks and scratches on plate; Scratches on repeat train bridge; Bright work with fine scratches; Balance endstone cracked; Specks of dirt. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $750