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    E. Howard & Co. Boston Gold Presentation Pocket Watch, circa 1896
    Case: 18k yellow gold, hunters case, engine turned covers, engraved dust cover, reeded rim
    Dial: enamel, single sunk, Roman numerals, blue steel crescent hands, black five minute numerals
    Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, series V, 15 jewels, adjusted to heat and cold, # 58706
    Signed: dial and movement signed E. Howard Watch Co. Boston, original case signed Solidarity

    Note: The dust cover is inscribed "Presented to Rev. James E. Quigley D.D. by Branch 20 C.M.B.A. February 2, 1896. Reverend Quigley was born in Buffalo N.Y. in 1855 and from 1897 to 1903 he served as the third Bishop of Buffalo. After his tenure in Buffalo he became the Archbishop of Chicago.


    Condition Report*: Type: E. Howard & Co. Boston Gold Presentation Pocket Watch
    Model: series V
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, black five minutes
    Hands; blue steel umbrella
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 122.9
    Case Info: engine turned, engraved cuvette
    Case Width: L size, 16 size
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, 15 jewels, adjusted heat and cold, # 58706
    Circa: 1896
    Condition: movement is very good, dial is superb, case is good, only llight wear to the outermost engine turned pattern (pattern still visible)
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