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    Albert H. Potter & Co. Geneva Rare Gold Watch With Regulator Dial, No. 40, circa 1880's
    Case: latter made 18k yellow gold case, three body, 52 mm, plain polished, hinged back with inner gold bezel
    Dial: white enamel, subsidiary dial for the hours with Roman numerals on the left, constant seconds on the right, outer minute track with five minute numerals, blued steel hands
    Movement: No. 40, nickel with broad striped damaskeening, 20 ruby jewels, gold settings, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic balance wheel with gold timing screws, right angle index arm, Maltese governor on the barrel, gold lettering
    Signed: Albert H. Potter & Co. Geneve on the movement and dial, gross weight 150.2 grams


    Condition Report*: Type: Albert H. Potter & Co. Geneva Rare Gold Watch With Regulator Dial, No. 40
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numeral hours at 9
    Hands; blued steel hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 150.2
    Case Info: latter made, expert workmanship
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 40, nickel with broad striped damaskeening, 20 ruby jewels, gold settings, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic balance wheel with gold timing screws, right angle index arm, Maltese governor on the barrel, gold lettering
    Circa: 1880's
    Condition: movement is very good and running, dial is very good with the exception of a hairline in the upper left, case is very sharp and very good, it is a later made gold case, inner crystal over the movement is missing
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    May, 2016
    26th Thursday
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