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    Dubois Watch Case Co. 18 Size Gold Hunters Case, circa 1890's
    Case: 14k gold, 55 mm, gold cuvette, gold bow with chain guard, 18 size, fully engraved rim and lids with flowers, leaves, scallops, swirls and circular engine turnings, inner gold bezel and glass crystal

    Note: The Dubois Watch Case Co. was founded in 1887, in Brooklyn N.Y. The company specialized in expensive, highly ornamented gold cases which were hand made and marked with the four "D" trademark. In 1904, Dubois bought out Andrew K. Shiebler & Son (successors to Jeaannot & Schiebler). The fine example presented here is for a standard American lever setting movement. The gross weight is 90 grams.



    Condition Report*: Type: Dubois Watch Case Co. 18 Size Gold Hunters Case
    Metal: 14k gold
    Gram Weight: 90 grams
    Case Info: fully engraved and circular engine turnings
    Case Width: 18 sizel American, 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: no movement, will take a standard lever set American 18 size
    Circa: 1890's
    Condition: case is very choice and sharp, dust cover is plain, good hinges, tight, good bow
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    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
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