Description

    Waltham 21 Jewel Gold Cased Crescent St., circa 1907
    Case: massive 18k gold hunter, total weight is 153.20 grams, engine turned with flowers and scrolls, crest on front, 56 mm
    Dial: double sunk, Arabic hour numerals, red five minute numerals, spade hands
    Movement: 21 jewel Crescent St., # 17096292, adjusted five positions, gold jewel settings
    Signed: dial signed Waltham, movement signed Crescent St., case marked F & Co.

    *Note: The dust cover is engraved George Addison Kelly 1869, Jefferson Texas - Robert Marvin Kelly 1909, Long View Texas. This father to son presentation watch originally housed a key wind and key set from the back movement, most likely an American Waltham model 1859. The dust cover holes are expertly filled and the watch was fitted with a later pendant for the stem wind Crescent St. model.



    Condition Report*:

    Type: Waltham 21 Jewel Gold Cased Crescent St.
    Dial: double sunk, Arabic hours, red five minutes
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 153.2
    Case No: 4494
    Case Info: massive, engraved, formerly for back set keywind
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 21 jewel, 16 size Crescent St. # 17096292, stem set, adjusted five positions, gold jewel settings, fancy damaskeening
    Circa: case 1869, movement 1909
    Condition: dial very good, movement with broken staff, case very good, light wear to outer engine turnings, recasing is expertly done


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    December, 2008
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