Elgin Mint Gail Borden Gold Pocket Watch, circa 1873
    Case: 18k yellow gold, 10 size, 44 mm, hunters case, engine turned, scroll patterns, blank crest on front
    Dial: enamel, sub seconds, Roman numerals, blue spade hands
    Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, # 226893, 11 jewels, key wind, key set
    Signed: dial and movement signed Elgin, gross weight is 69.2 grams

    Condition Report*:

    Type: Elgin Mint Gail Borden Key Wind
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 69.2
    Case Info: hunter, engine turned, swirls, crest
    Case Width: 10 size, 44 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 3/4 plate, gilt, # 226893, 11 jewels
    Circa: 1873
    Condition: dial and movement are very very good, case is very sharp and crisp

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    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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