Condition Report For Lot# 913 :
The case retains some original finish with some additional finish applied. The three paper dials comprising the time dial and the calendar dials are original but have aged with dark spots and stains. Gilbert altered Maranville's patent calendar advancing mechanism to avoid paying him a royalty. The hands are original. The movement is signed. The glasses are original but the stenciling on the lower glass is a replacement. The gong has been bent out of position and will need to be readjusted for the striking hammer to hit the gong.