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    American Waltham Enamel, Gold Hunting Case Pocket Watch, circa 1896

    Case: 43 mm, hinged, heavily textured 18k yellow gold with blue and black enamel accents, smooth edge and rope trim
    Dial: white enamel with black Roman numerals, blued steel "Morning Glory" Hour and Minute hands with sunken auxiliary sweep seconds
    Movement: 35 mm, gilded, keywind and set, no. 755419, Fogg's Safety Pinion patent Feb 14, 1865, marked P.S. Bartlett Waltham, Mass.
    Signed: double signed American Waltham on the dial and movement
    Note: a yellow gold watch chain measuring 15 inches and a key accompany the watch


    Condition Report*: Type: Hunting Case Pocket Watch with Accompanying Chain & Key
    Signed: American Watch Co.
    Model: 16 Size / Model 1860
    Dial: white with black Roman numerals
    Hands: blued steel "Morning Glory" hour and minute hands with black "Baton" sweep seconds
    Metal: 18k yellow gold with black and blue enamel
    Gram Weight: Watch 74.60 grams; Chain 7.00 grams
    Case #: D. & Co. 18k, no. 6195
    Watch Movement: no. 755419, P.S. Bartlett Waltham, Mass. Keywind / Set
    Case Dimension: 43 mm
    Movement Size: 35 mm
    Thickness: 4 mm
    Band: none
    Circa: 1896
    Condition: Overall good condition. Slight loss to enamel consistent with age and wear. Watch is currently not in working order - wheel moves when prompted.
    Stones: none
    Notes: case patterning is still crisp. No dents evident. No personalization or monogramming.
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2007
    3rd Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 15
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