Description

    E. Howard & Co. Boston Series III Gold Hunters Case, circa 1866
    Case: 18k yellow gold, four body, N size, 55 mm, gold cuvette, central black crest on front, bouquet on back, flowers, leaves and swags engraved on the top and bottom, chased pendant, original case
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, outer minute track, sub seconds, blued steel spade hands
    Movement: No. 15968, gilt, 3/4 plate, Reed's Patent Nov. 24, 1857 on winding wheel, 15 jewels, engraved balance cock, Geneva stop works, long blued steel regulator arm to index on the main plate
    Signed: E. Howard Boston, case hallmarked W&S (Warren & Spadone), gross weight 129.1 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: E. Howard & Co. Boston Series III Gold Hunters Case
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 129.1
    Case No: 2538
    Case Info: four body, gold cuvette
    Case Width: N size, 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 15968, gilt, 3/4 plate, Reed's Patent Nov. 24, 1857 on winding wheel, 15 jewels, engraved balance cock, Geneva stop works, long blued steel regulator arm to index on the main plate
    Circa: 1866
    Condition: movement is very good and running, dial is superb, case is in very good condition


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    November, 2014
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