Description

    Swiss Diamond, Polychrome Enamel, Gold Openface Pocket Watch with Accompanying Ornamental Chain & Bar Brooch, circa 1800

    Case: 35 mm, circular, double hinged, 18k yellow gold with heavily textured floral pattern edge and applied pink, blue, green, white and black enamel
    Dial: twotone gold, engraved with black Roman numerals, black "Diamond" hour and minute hands, key hole peg
    Movement: 27 mm, gilt, verge fusee with pierced silver disc regulator, Swiss
    Note: the pocket watch suspends from an 18k yellow gold hollow link sectional chain, having applied polychrome enamel accents, attaching to a bar brooch centering a European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.20 carat.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Openface Keywond/Set Pocket Watch
    Signed: unsigned
    Model: unknown
    Dial: twotone gold engraved
    Hands: black "Diamond" hour and minute hand
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: Gross weight for watch and chain 49.50 grams
    Case #: unknown
    Watch Movement: 27 mm, gilt
    Movement Signed Wilh. Ullrirch Pressburg
    Watch Dimension: 35 mm
    Chain Length: 4 inches
    Chain Width: 1-1/4 inches
    Band: none
    Circa: 1860
    Condition: Overall very good condition. Plastic watch crystal is cracked and needs to be replaced. Slight loss to champleve enamel. Some evidence of soft solder on chain.
    Stones: one European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.20 carat
    Notes: watch key missing. Crystal and front cover do not snap tightly closed - has a tendancy to pop open. Watch is not currently in working order.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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