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    E. Howard & Co. Rare Gold Series III Key Wind With Mershon's Patent, circa 1864
    Case: heavy 18k yellow gold hunter, N size, 55 mm, engine turned covers, blank crest on the front, fancy engraved bezel
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, blue spade hands, sub seconds
    Movement: No. 16107, gilt 15 jewel, 3/4 plate with Mershon's patented rack regulator, Reed's patent barrel, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws
    Signed: dial and movement signed E. Howard & Co., original case signed J.&S.F.

    Condition Report*: Type: E. Howard & Co. Rare Gold Series III Key Wind With Mershon's Patent
    Model: Series III, No. 16107
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue steel spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 131.2
    Case Info: hunter, engine turned, blank crest on front
    Case Width: N size, 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 15 jewel, No. 16107, Mershon's patent rack regulator, bi-metallic compensated balance, Reed's patent main barrel, gilt finish, Maltese govenor on the barrel
    Circa: 1864
    Condition: movement is very good, case is original and good with wear to back lid engine turned pattern, dial is good with a hairline
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    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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