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    Ball Watch Co. Rare Official Railroad Standard Pocket Watch With Up/Down Indicator
    Case: 16 size, gold filled, plain swing out case, Keystone J. Boss 20 year mark
    Dial: double sunk enamel, black Arabic numerals, black minute marks, subsidiary seconds, 36 hour wind indicator sector below 12, blued steel spade hands
    Movement: No. B 234872, nickel 3/4 plate, 19 jewels, adjusted five positions, sapphire pallets, circular damaskeening, gold Official Railroad Standard, gold RR seal, straight line lever, bi-metallic compensated balance, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring


    Condition Report*: Type: Ball Watch Co. Rare Official Railroad Standard Pocket Watch With Up/Down Indicator
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, Arabic numerals
    Hands; blue spade hands
    Metal: gold filled
    Case Info: plain swing out J. Boss 20 Year case
    Case Width: 16 size
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. B 234872, nickel 3/4 plate, 19 jewels, adjusted five positions, sapphire pallets, circular damaskeening, gold Official Railroad Standard, gold RR seal, straight line lever, bi-metallic compensated balance, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring
    Circa: 1912
    Condition: movement is good and running, cleaning is recommended, dial is very good, one very small hairline at the 30 minute mark and one short faint one near the lever, case is good, some wear to the bow
    *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".

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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