Description

    E. Howard and Co. Series IV, Original Gold Hunters Case, circa 1870
    Case: 55 mm, N size, 18k yellow gold hunters case with engine turnings, blank crest, leaf and flower engravings, made by Peters, Boss and Co., stamped P. B. & Co., no. 1156
    Dial: white enamel with black Roman numerals, blued steel "Umbrella" hands, subsidiary seconds, signed E. Howard, pat. Feb 4th, 1868
    Movement: series IV, gilt, no. 36339, 3/4 plate, 15 jewel, adjusted heat and cold, engraved balance bridge
    Signed: double signed E. Howard, Boston on dial and movement


    Condition Report*:

    Type: E. Howard and Co. Series IV gold hunters case
    Signed: E. Howard and Co. Boston
    Model: Series IV
    Dial: Roman, signed E. Howard, pat. Feb 4th, 1868
    Hands; umbrella, blue steel
    Metal: 18k
    Gram Weight: 134.40 grams
    Case No: 1156
    Case Info: original, fancy by P.B and Co.
    Case Width: N size, 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: #36339. gilt 3/4 plate, 15 jewel, marked "heat and cold" on balance bridge
    Circa: 1870
    Condition: movement runs, a little sluggish, slight brush mark on movement, dial has one very tiny faint hairline, case is very choice and nice


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