Bonheur Exposed Balance Fancy Dial Pocket Watch, circa 1895
    Case: 50 mm, plain, gun metal, open face
    Dial: gold Arabic numerals on blue and silver frames, gold minute dots, Louis XIV hands, circular aperture to view balance
    Movement: lever, 7 jewel, ruby end stone jewel
    Signed: Bonheur on the dial

    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss exposed balance, fancy dial pocket watch
    Signed: Bonheur
    Dial: enamel, blue and gold Arabic numerals, gold dots
    Hands; filigree gold Louis XIV
    Metal: gun metal
    Case Info: plain open face
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: lever, 7 jewel, exposed balance visible through the dial, ruby end stone jewel
    Circa: 1895
    Condition: dial has a hairline, case with some oxidation, movement running, regulator index shows oxidation

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2008
    8th-9th Monday-Tuesday
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