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    E. Howard and Co. Boston, Series III Gold Hunters, circa 1863
    Case: 55 mm, N size, 18k gold, gold cuvette, scroll patterns and blank crest, no. 6896, signed C.E.H.& Co.
    Dial: white enamel with black Roman numerals and minute track, blued steel "Spade" hands, signed " E. Howard & Co. Boston"
    Movement: # 8753, gilt 3/4 plate, key wind, key set, Series III, Reed's patented barrel, compensated balance with gold timing screws
    Signed: E. Howard & Co. on dial and movement
    Note: accompanied by an associated 13 inch gold plate chain and metal winding key

    Condition Report*: Type: E. Howard Series III gold hunters case
    Signed: E. Howard and Co. Boston
    Model: Series III
    Dial: Roman, single sunk, original
    Hands; blue steel spades
    Metal: 18k
    Gram Weight: 144.20 grams.
    Case No: 6896
    Case Info: original by C.E. Hale Co.
    Case Width: n size, 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: #8753, gilt, 3/4 plate, key wind, key set, "Reed's" patent barrel, 15 jewel
    Circa: 1863
    Condition: dial is very nice-two faint short hairlines, Massive case, some wear, later bow, good hinges. Movement running well, missing cross govenor on barrel
    Notes: an associated gold plate chain and metal winding key will accompany this watch
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    20th Tuesday
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