Condition Report For Lot# 378 :
Box with marks and scratches, top missing, nameplate on box front missing, brass hardware, gimbals and bowl in old lacquer with minor spotting and verdigris, bezel good, glass with minor scratches, dial good with minor marks and scratches, hands very good, some shellac losses in numerals and signature, damascene pattern with some areas of loss, minor losses to blue and scattered spots of oxide on steel, movement oily and dirty, but running well, should be cleaned in order to prevent wear, no key. John Bliss & Co were in business from 1891--98