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Waltham Rare 20K Gold Model 72 Hunters Case With American Eagle Engraving, circa 1877
Case: 16 size, 53 mm, covers and rim fully engraved with vermicelli, blank crest on the front, American eagle, shield and 13 stars engraved on the dust cover, inside front lid with 1877 presentation inscription
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, black minute track, Breguet moon hands
Movement: # 871065, nickel 3/4 plate, lever set, screw down gold jewel settings, Amn. grade model 72, Woerd's patent, 16 jewels, straight line damaskeening
Signed: case signed AW CO in oval hallmark, dial and movement signed American Waltham


Condition Report*:

Type: Waltham Rare 20K Gold Model 72 Hunters Case With American Eagle Engraving
Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
Hands; blue steel moon
Metal: heavy 20k gold
Gram Weight: 149.5
Case Info: crest on front, vermicelli, eagle on cuvette
Case Width: 16 size, 53 mm
Crystal: glass
Watch Movement: # 871065, nickel, model 72, 16 jewels, gold screw down settings, Woerd's patent, straight line damaskeening
Circa: 1877
Condition: dial is superb, movement is very good but needs fresh cleaning, case is exceptional and very good
Notes: Inside front lik is engraved "To James B. Jacoby from his Father, 1877"
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Service and Handling Description: Miscellaneous Collectibles, Small (view shipping information)

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Auction Dates
May, 2010
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