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    Nicolet, 18k Gold Minute Repeater "The Black Smith's" Automaton, circa 1905
    Case: 48 mm, 18k gold, four body, case back with applied high relief green gold overlay monogram
    Dial: enamel ring with Arabic numerals and red five minutes, central copper black smith automaton figures, gold filigree hands
    Movement: nickel bridge with straight line lever escapement, 17 jewels, signed Nicolet
    Signed: Nicolet on the cuvette and movement, 85.4 grams gross weight


    Condition Report*: Type: Nicolet, 18k Gold Minute Repeater "The Black Smith's" Automaton, circa 1905
    Dial: enamel ring with Arabic numerals and red five minutes, central copper black smith automaton figures
    Hands: gold filigree hands
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 85.4 grams gross weight
    Case Info: four body, case back with applied high relief green gold overlay monogram
    Case Width: 48 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel bridge with straight line lever escapement, 17 jewels, signed Nicolet
    Condition: The case presents in very good condition. The dial with some hairlines. Movement is running and chiming. Automaton is working. Servicing recommended for timekeeping accuracy. 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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