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    A. Brastow, Lowell MA, Rare Early American Verge Fusee, No. 6, circa 1835
    Case: 55 mm, unmarked silver, pair case, plain, with three Barstow watch papers in the outer case
    Dial: enamel, curved dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel spade hands
    Movement: gilt full plate verge fusee, cylindrical pillars, pierced balance cock with polished steel end cap, blued steel regulator with index on the plate, flat steel three arm balance wheel
    Signed: A. Barstow No. 6

    Addison Barstow (1795-1854) began his career as a watchmaker in 1815 in Medfield MA. By 1834 he had moved to Lowell where he is listed in the city directory until the 1850's as "Watchmaker and Jeweler at 129 Central Street".


    Condition Report*: Type: A. Brastow, Lowell MA, Rare Early American Verge Fusee, No. 6, circa 1835
    Dial: enamel, curved dial with Arabic numerals
    Hands: blued steel spade hands
    Metal: unmarked silver
    Case Info: pair case, plain, with three Barstow watch papers in the outer case
    Case Width: 55 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye crystal
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate verge fusee, cylindrical pillars, pierced balance cock with polished steel end cap, blued steel regulator with index on the plate, flat steel three arm balance wheel
    Condition: very good condition, movement is complete and ticking, cases are very good, dial is very good, lot sold as is
    *Heritage Auctions strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Heritage regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Heritage. All lots offered are sold "AS IS".

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    25th Saturday
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