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    E. Howard & Co. Gold Northern Pacific Railway Presentation Watch, circa 1883
    Case: massive hunters case, N size, fluted rim, overlay "AB" monogram on the front, inscribed dust cover, 18k gold
    Dial: Roman hour chapters, outer five minute numerals, blue steel "umbrella" hands, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: gilt 15 jewel model, series VI, screw down jewel settings, lever with compensated balance, # 47394
    Signed: E. Howard & Co. Boston on the dial and movement, B.W.C. on the original case

    *Note: The dust cover is engraved "A token of esteem to A. Bardsley by employees N.P. R.R shops, Brainerd Minn. 1884". The Northern Pacific Railway was first headquartered in Brainerd Minn. and later in St. Paul



    Condition Report*: Type: E. Howard & Co. Gold Northern Pacific Railway Presentation Watch
    Model: Series IV
    Dial: Roman hour chapters, five minute numerals
    Hands; blue umbrella form
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 138.9
    Case No: original B.W.C. # 209769
    Case Info: fluted rim, overlay monogram on front
    Case Width: N size (18 size)
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: # 47394, gilt, 15 jewel, screw down gold jewel settings
    Circa: 1883
    Condition: movement good, running, dial very good, one small faint hairline, case good, crown is worn, one front hinge tube partially split
    Notes: The inner dust cover is engraved "A token of esteem to A. Bardsley by employees N.P. R.R. shops, Brainerd Minn. 1884". The initials on the front lid are A and B. The Northern Pacific Railway was first headquartered in Brainerd Minn.
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