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    French Gold Openface Pocket Watch, circa 1840

    Case: 40 mm, hinged, ornately decorated 18k yellow gold with coin edge
    Dial: silvered, radial outer ring framing a centralized plaque with hand engraved floral accents, black Roman numerals, "Moon" hour hand and fancy minute hand, plastic crystal
    Movement: 35 mm, French fusee cylinder keywind and set, marked "Cilindre Quatre Rubis-Aiguilles", "Lepante a Paris".
    Note: Accompanied by key.


    Condition Report*: Type:Swiss 18k Gold Openface Pocket Watch
    Signed:Lepoute Paris
    Model:Unknown
    Dial:Silvered
    Hands:Moon
    Metal:18k Yellow Gold
    Gram Weight: 37.00 Grams
    Case #:15216
    Watch Movement:4 Jewels Cylinder KeyWind & Set, Lepoute a Paris
    Length:Not Applicable
    Width:40 mm
    Height:53 mm (including bow)
    Thickness: 2 mm
    Band:None
    Circa:1880
    Condition: Good. Watch is currently in running order. Caseback and dustcover are very thin, but in good condition. No serious signs of wear. Caseback decoration is still crisp. Watch is accompanied by a key.
    Stones:None
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2007
    21st Monday
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