Description

    Dudley Watch Co. Rare Early Model 1, Serial No. 508
    Case: three body, display case, gold filled, plain, 14 size
    Dial: golden, black Arabic numerals, black minute track, open cloverleaf hands, cross and crown "In Hoc Signo Vinces" logo
    Movement: No. 508, gilt Masonic form bridges, 19 jewels, gold jewel settings, engraved Bible on the wind arbor plate, rounded blued steel plate screws, wavy line damaskeening on the pillar plate and pallet fork bridge

    Note: The Dudley model 1 production numbers started with serial number 500 (other than five experimental models marked with #1). This present lot could also qualify as a prototype. The characteristics that make it unique are round topped blued steel plate screws, a strong wavy line damaskeened pattern on the pillar plate as well as on the pallet fork bridge, very fine and somewhat lighter engraving on the plates as compared to other model 1 movements and the placement of the serial number on the wind arbor plate.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Dudley Watch Co. Rare Early Model 1, Serial No. 508
    Dial: golden, black Arabic numerals
    Hands; open cloverleaf hands
    Metal: gold filled
    Case Info: transparent back, three body
    Case Width: 46 mm, 14 size
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 508, gilt Masonic form bridges, 19 jewels, gold jewel settings, engraved Bible on the wind arbor plate, rounded blued steel plate screws, wavy line damaskeening on the pillar plate and pallet fork bridge
    Circa: 1920
    Condition: movement is very good and running, case is good, dial with some scratches


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
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