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    Elgin Convertible Gold Box Hinge Hunters Case, circa 1884
    Case: heavy, 14k box hinge, 16 size, 51 mm, engraved flowers, leaves and a butterfly, initial banner
    Dial: enamel, radial Arabic numerals, blue five minute numerals, spade hands
    Movement: 3/4 plate, gilt 15 jewels, # 1497668, convertible setting mechanism with floating gear, straight line lever escapement, lever set
    Signed: Elgin on the movement


    Condition Report*: Type: Elgin Convertible Gold Box Hinge Hunters Case
    Dial: enamel, radial Arabic numerals, blue five minutes
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 14k gold
    Gram Weight: 122.4
    Case Info: leaf engravind, small butterfly, initial banner
    Case Width: 16 size, 51 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: gilt, 3/4 plate, 15 jewels, 1,497,668
    Circa: 1884
    Condition: case is very good, 1888 German inscription on the dust cover, dial is superb, movement good but dry, needs cleaning
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