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    Edouard Richard, Locle, High Grade 18k Gold Hunter Case, circa 1880
    Case: massive, 18k yellow gold, 53.5 mm, engine turned front and back with Jurgensen lips, reeded band, chain guards on bow, hinged glazed cover over the movement
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, Roman numerals, blued steel moon hands
    Movement: 20 jewels, large gold jewel settings, No. 15945, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, counter poised pallet fork, cam disc regulator in the style of Wilmot, marked patented 1877 on the balance bridge, marked "Isochronal Vibrations Adjusted" around the center jewel, damaskeened finish
    Signed: Edouard Richard on the movement, gross weight is 153.5 grams


    Condition Report*: Type: Edouard Richard, Locle, High Grade 18k Gold Hunter Case
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue moon
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 153.5
    Case No: 10918
    Case Info: four body, hinged glazed cuvette
    Case Width: 53.5 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 20 jewels, large gold jewel settings, No. 15945, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance with gold timing screws, counter poised pallet fork, cam disc regulator in the style of Wilmot, marked patented 1877 on the balance bridge, marked "Isochronal Vibrations Adjusted" around the center jewel, damaskeened finish
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: movement is very good and running, case is very sharp and crisp, dial is superb
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    May, 2014
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