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    H. L. Matile, Locle, Superior High Grade Gold Pocket Watch, circa 1875
    Case: 18k yellow gold, hinged back with engine turning, inner bezel and display glass, coin edge, rounded bezel with offset hinge, gold setting button in the rim, 54.5 mm, No. 9547
    Dial: double sunk enamel, Roman numerals, moon hands, sub seconds, black minute track
    Movement: No. 9547, nickel bridge, 20 jewels, gold screw down jewel settings, straight line lever, counter poised pallet, unusual curved balance bridge with blocking arm to the center wheel, gold train gears, bi-metallic compensated balance with straight regulator index to the center bridge, wolf's tooth winding
    Signed: H. L. Matile, Locle, gross weight is 137.3 grams


    Condition Report*: Type: H. L. Matile, Locle, High Grade Gold Pocket Watch
    Dial: enamel, double sunk, Roman numerals
    Hands; moon hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 137.3
    Case No: 9547
    Case Info: hinged back, inner bezel and glass
    Case Width: 54.5 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 9547, nickel bridge, 20 jewels, gold screw down jewel settings, straight line lever, counter poised pallet, unusual curved balance bridge with blocking arm to the center wheel, gold train gears, bi-metallic compensated balance with straight regulator index to the center bridge, wolf's tooth winding
    Circa: 1875
    Condition: movement is in very good condition and running very well, case is very good with only very slight wear to the outermost engine turnings, dial with two very faint hairlines, inside back cover engraved "Asher Perry Nichols"
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    May, 2014
    22nd Thursday
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