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    J. Alfred Jurgensen Gold Detent Chronometer Pocket Watch, circa 1880
    Case: 18k hunters case, 51 mm, crisp engine turnings, inner gold cuvette, bow setting
    Dial: enamel, Roman hour numerals, black minute track, subsidiary seconds, blue steel moon hands
    Movement: No. 497, nickel bridge, spring detent escapement, bi-metallic balance with spiral Breguet spring, gold escape wheel, jeweled to the center wheel, gold set cap jewels on the escape and detent pivots, wolf's tooth winding, bow set
    Signed: triple signed J. Alfred Jurgensen


    Condition Report*:

    Type: J. Alfred Jurgensen Gold Detent Chronometer Pocket Watch
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds
    Hands; blue steel moon
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 114.8
    Case Info: bow set, engine turned lids
    Case Width: 51 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 497, nickel bridge, spring detent chronometer escapement, blue spiral Breguet spring, gold escape wheel, jeweled to the center wheel, gold set cap jewels on the escape pivot and detent, wolf's tooth winding, bow setting
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: case is in mint, crisp condition, dial is superb, movement is very very good


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    May, 2009
    12th-13th Tuesday-Wednesday
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