AUCTION : 1018

Lots 1411 - 1452: Watchmaker's Material & Tools

Lot#: 1411

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of Waltham pocket watch movements, 18- 3/0 size, gilt and nickel movements, some with dials, together with a model 72 balance complete, and 6 clicks for early model 57 keywind watches
CONDITION: some movements incomplete, for parts
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $325

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Lot#: 1412

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist and pocket watch parts, American and Swiss, including fusee chains, hands, movements, balances, cases, setting parts, staffs, cannon pinions, crystals, dials, mainsprings, hairsprings, wheels, jewels, crowns, and more
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $550

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Lot#: 1413

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist and pocket watch parts, American and Swiss, including movements, dials, cases, crystals, hands, balances, stems, wheels, thousands of crowns, and more
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $500

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Lot#: 1414

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist chronograph parts and movements, including new old stock material for the Valjoux 72, a few Landeron movements, chronograph dials, pushers, and more, together with a few wrist calendars, a small group of pocket chronometer parts and a pocket chronograph movement with U.S. Air Service dial
CONDITION: some movements incomplete, for parts
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $1000

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Lot#: 1415

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist watch bracelets, bands and straps, many new old stock, including three used Omega bracelets, one of which is a reference 1037
CONDITION: many unused and in original packaging, two of the Omega bracelets lack end links
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $450

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Lot#: 1416

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist watch cases, bands and bracelets, some with dials, gold filled and stainless steel, 20th century
CONDITION: as is
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $400

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Lot#: 1417

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist watch movements, cases, and material, quartz and mechanical, makers including Waltham, Elgin, Gruen, Bulova, Croton, Helbros, Wyler, Wittnauer, and others
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $350

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Lot#: 1418

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist watch straps, bands, and identity bracelets, some on their original display cards, many new old stock, makers including Kreisler, Foster, Jay Kel, Kestenmade, and others
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $175

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Lot#: 1419

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of wrist watches, quartz and mechanical, makers including Waltham, Hamilton, Elgin, Illinois, Bulova, Seiko, Benrus, Gruen, Swatch, and others, together with a large number of bands and straps
CONDITION: sold "as is "
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $475

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Lot#: 1420

DESCRIPTION: A large lot of eight day travel, auto and desk clock cases, dials, movements and parts, makers including Elgin, Waltham, Zenith, Sandoz, and others, together with two pulse demagnetizers, a Flexo crystal press with dies, cleaning machine baskets, drill stands, and more
CONDITION: "as is "
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $125

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Lot#: 1421

DESCRIPTION: Lot of American pocket watch material, staffs and jewels for Rockford, Hampden, South Bend, and Columbus, together with pocket watch cases, incomplete Elgin movements, and more
CONDITION: most boxes contain parts, "as is "
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $350

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Lot#: 1422

DESCRIPTION: Lot of dials for LeCoultre wrist watches, the majority for the Memovox and Memovox International model, others for the Futurematic and other automatic and manual models
CONDITION: poor to very good
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $1600

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Lot#: 1423

DESCRIPTION: Lot of Hamilton movements, 18, 16, and 12 size, including 992 and 992B, 2974B, 4992B, model 23 chronographs, together with a few dials, cases, and more
CONDITION: some movements incomplete, "as is "
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $750

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Lot#: 1424

DESCRIPTION: Lot of material for Hamilton pocket and wrist watches, including staffs, wheels, balance springs, click springs, pallets, barrels, screws, hands, and more
CONDITION: new old stock, some boxes empty
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $350

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Lot#: 1425

DESCRIPTION: Lot of more than 150 pocket and wrist watch dials, the majority for wrist watches, including a number of chronograph dials, Masonic and other fraternal dials, makers including Omega, Bulova, Elgin, Waltham, Croton, Gruen, Bulova Accutron, Zodiac, Pierce, Wittnauer, Hamilton, Ball, Longines, Movado, Vulcain, and others
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $450

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Lot#: 1426

DESCRIPTION: Lot of Movado parts and movements, including 41 movements for men's and lady's watches, two pocket watch movements with dials, one with case, and Ermeto parts and movements
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $400

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Lot#: 1427

DESCRIPTION: Lot of movements, cases and parts for LeCoultre wrist watches, including cases and case party for Memovox and Futurematic models, together with 20 movements including cal. 480, 489, and others
CONDITION: poor to good, some movements incomplete
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $800

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Lot#: 1428

DESCRIPTION: Lot of pocket and wrist watch movements, cases, and material, makers including Waltham, South Bend, Elgin, Rockford, Illinois, Howard, Hampden, Agassiz, Wittnauer, Benrus and others, together with wrist and pocket watch cases and dials, and a small selection of material for military timepieces by Waltham, Elgin, Hamilton and Bulova
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $375

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Lot#: 1429

DESCRIPTION: Lot of watch movements and cases, wrist and small pocket watch, all American, makers including Waltham, Elgin, Hamilton, Illinois, and South Bend
CONDITION: some movements incomplete, "as is "
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $350

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Lot#: 1430

DESCRIPTION: Lot of watch parts and tools, including a Dutcher Bros. crystal press and three drawer cabinet with crystals and accessories, a four drawer metal cabinet containing watch movements, parts, and jewelry, and a 20 drawer "Imperial Mainsprings" oak cabinet
CONDITION: crystal press and cabinet good, with wear, dings, and scratches, 4 drawer cabinet with dirt and rust, mainspring cabinet with losses to finish, right side with split, four drawers and front base molding missing, dimensions of crystal press and cabinet listed
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $250
DIMENSIONS: 15.5in x 12.5in x 11in

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Lot#: 1431

DESCRIPTION: Lot of wrist and pocket watch movements, cases, and parts, makers including Hamilton, Waltham, Elgin, Cheshire, Lancaster, Charmilles, Tissot, and others, together with movement shipping containers and a group of Mickey Mouse and Boy Scouts watch parts
CONDITION: for parts or restoration, "as is "
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $600

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Lot#: 1432

DESCRIPTION: Lot of wrist and pocket watches and parts, including an Omega ref. 2635-3, a Seiko ref. 6106- 7107, a large number of metal and enamel pocket and wrist watch dials, hands, jewels, mainsprings, movement containers, watchmakers tools, and more
CONDITION: for parts
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $500

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Lot#: 1433

DESCRIPTION: Lot of wrist watch cases and movements, makers including Longines, Bulova, Seiko, Lucerne, Invicta, Waltham, Rado, Girard Perregaux, and others
CONDITION: for parts or restoration
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $475

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Lot#: 1434

DESCRIPTION: C. & E. Marshall Co, Chicago, Illinois, small watch rounding up tool, brass and steel, gear-driven hand-cranked cutter, all mounted to wood base and protected under a glass dome.
CONDITION: A diminutive rounding up tool made in Germany for Marshall. Slightly dark patina on the brass parts. The glass dome is not original and just a bit too big. Finish is worn off of the base where the glass dome sits on it. Three accessories are included and one cutter is currently mounted in the tool. Ratchet wheel currently mounted to be cut is just for appearances. Good Marshall logo on the wood base.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $375
CIRCA: 1930
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 6in x 6in

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Lot#: 1435

DESCRIPTION: G. Boley, Germany, two dead-center lathes or turns, one in fitted wooden box with abundant accessories including tool rests, centers, runners and eccentric runners for fine pivoting work, dogs and drivers, Jacot drum, and centering runners for use with the included hollow off-set center used with the drilling supports and Jacot drum.
CONDITION: The two lathes are in good working condition. Both are signed by Boley. The lathe that is not in the boxed set is of superior quality with triangular-form bed and nice chrome. There are empty holes in the box, but the addition of many small accessories makes for a very comprehensive tool set. There are signs of some light oxidation on some of the accessories, but this is merely cosmetic and should not affect the operation of the tool. The wood box has a small crack developing in the lid and has a mall brass plaque reading "G. Boley ". No bow is included with the set.
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $500
DIMENSIONS: 5in x 10in x 6in

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Lot#: 1436

DESCRIPTION: Kendrick & Davis, Lebanon, New Hampshire, "Inverto Deluxe 18R" staking tool set, 28 hole die plate, more than 100 specialty punches, 20 selected stumps, friction jeweling attachment, balance staff removers, roller removers, cannon pinion closing punch & stump, sub-punches and holder, all in a finger jointed mahogany box with original K&D staking tool booklet.
CONDITION: a versatile set with almost every spot in the box filled.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $450
CIRCA: 1960
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 9in x 7in

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Lot#: 1437

DESCRIPTION: Steiner, Switzerland, a watchmaker's Jacot tool, with German silver frame and three runners, accommodating pivots .1- .9mm, with pivot gauge, spare lantern, and storage box
CONDITION: dirty, tool frame with dirt and tarnish, runners with fine scratches from use, pivot beds good, a few spots of minor oxide in areas not critical to the functionality of the tool, lanterns without damage, wheel driving fork with minor bends and marring, pivot gauge with minor scratches from use, box with losses to covering, lining dirty, small gouge in top
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $175
DIMENSIONS: 1.125in x 10.75in x 5in

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Lot#: 1438

DESCRIPTION: Deleted
CONDITION: Deleted
ESTIMATE: $ - $
DIMENSIONS: 1.5in x 11in x 5.25in



Lot#: 1439

DESCRIPTION: Watchmaker's rounding-up tool: unsigned, probably Swiss, brass and steel bench tool with one cutter installed, mounted to a wood base for display.
CONDITION: The tool is dusty and dirty with some surface rust on the steel parts. The hand wheel spindle and cutting tool arbor both spin freely. Runners for holding wheel arbor are absent. Only one cutter is included. The tool is used to form or reform the teeth on fine watch wheels. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $300 - $450
PRICE SOLD: $225
CIRCA: late 19th or early 20th Century
DIMENSIONS: 8.5in x 13in x 8in

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Lot#: 1440

DESCRIPTION: Tools- 2 (Two) Boxes of Clock Tools: lot includes two small ultrasonic cleaners, brass depthing tool large enough for clocks, Webster mainspring winder with accessories, let down key set, two wooden test stands, several file assortments, bench block, small anvil, calipers, KWM hand reamer set, taps & dies, and more.
CONDITION: Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
PRICE SOLD: $225

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Lot#: 1441

DESCRIPTION: Tools- 2 (Two): (1) American Watch Tool Co., Waltham, Mass., "Webster-Whitcomb" watchmaker's lathe with hard cone bearings, 50mm center height, accepting 8mm standard collets, flip up tool rest, tailstock with small chuck, three jaw chuck, motor and dedicated motor controller with adjustments for torque, speed, and direction. (2) Adams Brown Co., Cranbury, New Jersey, "Timetrax Model 185" clock timing machine, 9v power, with beat amplifier, balance mode, and beats-per-hour functions, includes clip-on sensor, instructions and clock train tables booklet.
CONDITION: (1) There is some fine oxide on the plated surfaces of the lathe, but nothing that would affect its operation. The substantial three jaw chuck is modern and of Indian manufacture. The tailstock spindle has been replaced with a pin vise that will accept small drill bits. The unit comes with a second three jaw chuck for a larger lathe that has a MT-1 shank. Original headstock drawbar and one split chuck are also included. (2) Unit is in like new condition. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $325

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Lot#: 1442

DESCRIPTION: Tools- 2 (Two): (1) C. & E. Marshall Co., Chicago, Illinois, "Peerless" lathe, nickel plated, plain cone bearings with a center height of 2.0 inches, accepting standard 8mm collets, flip-up tool rest, and tailstock, c1935; (2) Crosby Steam Gage & Valve Co., Boston, Mass., "Test Gage" [sic] in a brass case, 8.25 inch silvered dial with graduations from 0 to 100, mounted in a custom wood box with hinged lid, serial number 929241, c1929.
CONDITION: (1) The plated surface has many fine scratches and light spots of rust in two places. The spindle turns with some resistance. Indexing pin is absent. The tailstock is missing the end of the spindle and the handle for the spindle lock. Tailstock spindle is frozen. It should be noted that the headstock and tailstock register with the bevels inside the slot of the lathe bed, so accessories from standard Webster-Whitcomb lathes are not interchangeable with this design. Marshall, Moseley, and Peerless lathes had 2.0 inch center height which is slightly. Comes with one Boley 8mm collet. (2) The wood box is worn from use. Brass case is tarnished. The silvered dial reads "Test Gage" and features a beautiful Crosby trademark. Someone also used a pencil to write "Test O.K. 3/6/56" on the dial. The inside of the wooden box lists a series of tests starting in 1929 and ending in 1956. The name of the instrument and portable case suggests it was used to calibrate other gauges. Dimensions are for the test gauge box. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $150
DIMENSIONS: 12.5in x 12.25in x 4.25in

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Lot#: 1443

DESCRIPTION: Tools- 3 (Three): (1) L&R Manufacturing Co., Arlington, New Jersey, "Master" model precision cleaning machine with three jars; (2) Watchmaster Products, New York, "Model WT" ultrasonic cleaner with four stainless steel canisters; (3) Howe & French, Boston, Mass., equal-arm balance in a glass case.
CONDITION: The electrical cord on the L& R has been repaired. Dimensions are for the balance. All are sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $275
DIMENSIONS: 16.5in x 16.5in x 9.5in

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Lot#: 1444

DESCRIPTION: Tools- 4 (Four) Watch Timers: lot includes 2 (Two Watchmaster model G-7 timing machines by American Time Products with paper rolls, Tickoprint "Compact" and "Standard 2" models by Bandelin.
CONDITION: The cords on the Watchmaster units will need to be replaced. Watchmaster owner manuals are included. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $200 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $30

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Lot#: 1445

DESCRIPTION: Tools- 5 (Five) Watchmaker's:(1) Kendrick & Davis, Lebanon, New Hampshire, "Inverto Deluxe 18R" staking tool set, 28 hole die plate, more than 90 specialty punches, 20 regular stumps, friction jeweling attachment, balance staff removers, roller remover, sub-punches and holder, all in a finger jointed mahogany box; (2) Hairspring vibrating tool; (3) and (4) screw plates, one made in Japan by Vigor and one made in Switzerland by Martin Fils; (5 ) Moe Diamond Weight Gauge and booklet.
CONDITION: (1) Not complete with room in the box for more punches and a few stumps. (2) Balance staff is broken. Unsigned. (3) and (4) One watch size screws and one suitable for small clocks. (4) German made. Comes with instruction booklet with tables. Dimensions are for the staking set box. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $300 - $450
PRICE SOLD: $350
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 9in x 7in

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Lot#: 1446

DESCRIPTION: Watch Tools- Lot includes an unsigned 8mm watchmaker's lathe with tailstock and tool rest, vintage watch part cleaner with two green jars, watch crystal installation set, truing calipers, sleeve wrenches, watch mainspring winding sets, a case back opener, a Moseley staking set and more.
CONDITION: Lathe has Marshall/Peerless style ways to register headstock and tailstock. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $175

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Lot#: 1447

DESCRIPTION: Watch Parts & Tools: lot includes a double-drawer metal cabinet full of hand tools suitable for watch and clock repair, two double-drawer wood cabinets with many watch crystals, and two additional double-drawer wood cabinets with some watch movements and cases. Also included is a boxed staking set and a bag of watch tins and boxes.
CONDITION: Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $250 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $200

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Lot#: 1448

DESCRIPTION: Watch Display Cases- 1 (One) large display case by Allstate Mfg. Co., Hopelawn, New Jersey, metal frame with locking glass door covering 112 lined compartments and 40 wooden trays, most velvet lined for pocket watches, rings, and other small items.
CONDITION: Dimensions are for the large Allstate case. Sold "as is ".
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250
PRICE SOLD: $150
DIMENSIONS: 22in x 34in x 2in

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Lot#: 1449

DESCRIPTION: Bulova Accutron coils, lot of ten in their original sealed packaging
CONDITION: new old stock
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $600

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Lot#: 1450

DESCRIPTION: Lot of Rolex material, much of it for use in earlier models, including screws, staffs, stems, wheels, jewels, screws, a partial automatic assembly, hands, crowns, a 7.5mm super balance complete, a rectangular case, and more
CONDITION: many parts new old stock, some used
ESTIMATE: $300 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $275

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Lot#: 1451

DESCRIPTION: Two crowns for the LeCoultre Polaris model
CONDITION: one appears to be new old stock, the other is used and is very crisp, but retains the end of a broken stem
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $225

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Lot#: 1452

DESCRIPTION: Small lot of material for Patek Philippe, Audemars Piguet, and Vacheron Constantin, for early to mid 20th century calibres, including screws, springs, staffs, stems, hands, and more
CONDITION: some new old stock, some used
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
PRICE SOLD: $850

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