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A. Lange & Sohne Rare First Quality Gold Hunters Case, No. 31996, circa 1890's. ...

2011 May New York Signature Timepieces Auction #5074

 
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Auction Ended On: May 3, 2011
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Location: The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

Description:
A. Lange & Sohne Rare First Quality Gold Hunters Case, No. 31996, circa 1890's
Case: 18k gold, four body, plain, 55 mm, No. 31996, engraved gold cuvette
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, gold spade hands, black minute track
Movement: No. 31996, gilt 3/4 plate, gold jewel settings, compensated bi-metallic balance with diamond end stone, gold escape wheel and pallet fork, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring
Signed: triple signed A. Lange & Sohne, Glashutte

Condition Report*:

Type: A. Lange & Sohne Rare First Quality Gold Hunters Case, No. 31996, circa 1890's
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
Hands; gold spade hand
Metal: 18k yellow gold
Gram Weight: 130.1
Case No: 31996
Case Info: bassine, four body, gold cuvette
Case Width: 55 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, gold screw down jewel settings, diamond end stone, gold escape wheel and pallet fork, bi-metallic compensated balance, swan's neck regulator
Circa: 1891
Condition: dial is very good, very tiny hairline outside the 32 minute mark, case is very good, one very tiny rim nick, movement is very good

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