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    Important & Unique High Grade Free Sprung Lever Attributed To The Freeport Watch Co., Charles L. Hoyt
    Case: massive 18k gold case, 20 size, 59 mm, hinged back and gold dust cover, inner gold bezel and glass over the movement
    Dial: white enamel, black Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blued steel tulip hands
    Movement: nickel, unsigned and not numbered, wide ray damaskeening, 20 jewels, gold jewel settings, gold train gears, bi-metallic compensated balance with free sprung blued spring, wolf's tooth ratchet gear on the barrel, setting lever adjacent to the 23rd and 24th minute on the dial, counter poised steel pallet fork to a steel escape wheel on a recessed bridge with gold cap jewels
    Signed: case is signed "Blauer", gross weight 202.4 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Important & Unique High Grade Free Sprung Lever Attributed To The Freeport Watch Co., Charles L. Hoyt
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands: closed tulip hands
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 202.4
    Case #: 41246
    Case Info: massize, double hinged back, gold dust cover
    Case Width: 20 size, 59 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: nickel, unsigned and not numbered, wide ray damaskeening, 20 jewels, gold jewel settings, gold train gears, bi-metallic compensated balance with free sprung blued spring, wolf's tooth ratchet gear on the barrel, setting lever adjacent to the 23rd and 24th minute on the dial, counter poised steel pallet fork to a steel escape wheel on a recessed bridge with gold cap jewels
    Circa: 1874
    Condition: movement is very good and running very well, cleaning recommended, case is very good, dial with a small hairline near 5 o'clock

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    Additional Location Info:
    Ukrainian Institute of America at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion2 East 79th StreetNew York, NY 10075

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