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    Elgin Diamond, Gold Box Hinge Hunting Case Pocket Watch, circa 1891

    Case: 54 mm, box hinged, 14k tricolor gold with heavily patterned front, edge, and reverse case; reverse has diamond accent, while front centers an engraved cartouche bearing the monogram, CWP
    Dial: enamel, white with pink central panel, black Arabic numerals having gilded rings and horse and rider decorative elements, blue enamel outer chapter markers, blued steel elongated "Spade" Hour and Minute hands with sunken auxiliary sweep seconds having a black "Baton" hand
    Movement: 42 mm, gilded, lever set, jeweled and adjusted, no. 4561524, signed Elgin Natl. Watch Co. Elgin, Ill
    Stones: caseback features an Old Euorpean-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.15 carat
    Note: a Victorian 14k yellow gold open link chain measuring 13-1/2 inches, complete with T-bar fob accompanies the watch
    Signed: double signed Elgin on the dial and movement


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Box Hinged Hunting Case Pocket Watch
    Signed: Elgin
    Model: 16 Sizez
    Dial: white enamel with blue and pink enamel accents; together with applied gilded trim
    Hands: blued steel elongated "Spade" hands
    Metal: 14k tricolor gold
    Gram Weight: watch 141.80 grams; Chain 23.20 grams
    Case #: 642
    Watch Movement: gilded, lever set, signed Elgin Natl Watch Co. Elgin Ill, no. 4561524, adjusted
    Case Dimension: 54 mm
    Movement Size: 42 mm
    Band: none
    Circa: 1891
    Condition: Very Good overall. Case is in excellent condition - no dents. Engraved pattern crisp and intact.
    Stones: Case front contains one Old European-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.15 carat
    Notes: Watch is in working order. Hairlines noted in dial from base of hands extending to top of sub dial, and from 5 o' clock position extending to dial edge.


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