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    Swiss Gentleman's Gold Watch, retailed by David Webb
    Case: 38 x 26 mm, rectangular, 18k gold, snap closure caseback
    Dial: 18k gold textured with applied gold Roman numerals at 3, 6, 9, and 12 o'clock along with applied dot hour indexes, 18k gold "Dauphine" hour and minute hands, gold "Baton" sweep seconds hand
    Movement: Swiss Quartz
    Bracelet: brown crocodile, completed by an 18k gold buckle and tang, 8 inches
    Signed: Webb on dial
    Gross Weight: 34.60 grams
    Note: watch is not currently in working order


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    Condition Report*: Metals:
    Gold

    Overall Condition: Good
    Condition Notes: The watch is accompanied by a signed box and pouch.
    David Webb: Formed in 1946 by partners David Webb and Nina Silberstein, David Webb Inc. created colorful jewelry recognized for its bold, sculptural design. Webb drew inspiration from the work of Cartier, Seaman Schepps, Faberge and Verdura. His passion for color, texture, enamel, gems and unusual materials brought him to the forefront of jewelry design in the 1950s and 1960s. His fondness for nature and ancient cultures influenced his most famous motifs, stylized animals and flowers. David Webb created contemporary wearable gold sculptures until his death in 1975. He left behind a legacy as one of the pioneers of American jewelry design. David Webb Inc. continues to produce jewelry based upon original artwork and sketches, under new ownership.

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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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