A. Lange & Sohne Rare First Quality Gold Hunters Case, No. 31996, circa 1890's
    Case: 18k gold, four body, plain, 55 mm, No. 31996, engraved gold cuvette
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, gold spade hands, black minute track
    Movement: No. 31996, gilt 3/4 plate, gold jewel settings, compensated bi-metallic balance with diamond end stone, gold escape wheel and pallet fork, micrometric regulator with swan's neck spring
    Signed: triple signed A. Lange & Sohne, Glashutte

    Condition Report*:

    Type: A. Lange & Sohne Rare First Quality Gold Hunters Case, No. 31996, circa 1890's
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; gold spade hand
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 130.1
    Case No: 31996
    Case Info: bassine, four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, gold screw down jewel settings, diamond end stone, gold escape wheel and pallet fork, bi-metallic compensated balance, swan's neck regulator
    Circa: 1891
    Condition: dial is very good, very tiny hairline outside the 32 minute mark, case is very good, one very tiny rim nick, movement is very good

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