Description

    Adolph Lange Dresden First Quality Gold Presentation Pocket Watch, circa 1873
    Case: No. 7513, 18k yellow gold four body, 47 mm, reeded rim, gold cuvette engraved "Harvey Edward Fisk Mar. 26, 1873 from Papa & Mama" inner back lid engraved "Harvey E. Fisk III from Grandpa, Christmas 1930", pendant with patent date May 5th, 1866 for the special setting lever
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, blued steel spade hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: No. 7513, frosted gilt 3/4 plate, 20 jewels, gold screw down jewel settings, straight line lever escapement, gold pallet fork and escape wheel with ruby cap jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with diamond end stone jewel, special patented setting mechanism with two positional lever
    Signed: dial and movement signed A. Lange Dresden, original case with C.W.S. makers mark (Charles William Schuhman), gross weight 102.7 grams

    Note: Harvey Edward Fisk (1856 - 1944), was and American banker and financial writer. He was the son of Harvey Fisk, who founded the banking house of Fisk & Hatch in 1862 and helped the Union finance the Civil War.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Adolph Lange Dresden Gold Presentation Pocket Watch
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spade hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 102.7
    Case No: 7513
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 47 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 7513, frosted gilt 3/4 plate, 20 jewels, gold screw down jewel settings, straight line lever escapement, gold pallet fork and escape wheel with ruby cap jewels, bi-metallic compensated balance with diamond end stone jewel, special patented setting mechanism with two positional lever
    Circa: 1870's
    Condition: movement is very good and running, dial is very good, case good but with wear to the outer engine turnings, small gold test file line on the rim, wear to the bow


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    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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