Condition Report For Lot# 199 :
CASE: Back with shallow dent; Very minor dings; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Crown with marks and dings. DIAL: Scratches minor to dial; Fastened to mounting ring with shellac. HANDS: Very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor spot near regulator, otherwise very good. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks). RARITY: This is a three star watch in Gilbert, Engle and Shugart's `Complete Price Guide to Watches`, uncommon, reportedly less than 350 made, although curiously, why a high serial number? A very nice example of a scarce American watch