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    J. Assman Dresden Gold Pocket Watch, circa 1881
    Case: 18k gold hunters case, 52 mm, gold cuvette, overlay initials on front, overlay 1881 date on back
    Dial: single sunk, white enamel with Roman numerals, spade hands
    Movement: first quality nickel 3/4 plate, 20 jewels, No. 7780, gold escape wheel and pallet fork, diamond endstone on the balance, freesprung bi-metallic balance, straight line lever escapement
    Signed: dial and movement signed J. Assman Dresden, gross weight is 118.7 grams

    Condition Report*: Type: J. Assman Dresden Gold Pocket Watch
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 118.7
    Case Info: hunter, overlay initials and 1881 date
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: No. 7780, nickel, 3/4 plate, 20 jewel, diamond endstone, freesprung blue steel hairspring, bi-metallic balance, straight line lever, gold escape wheel and pallet fork
    Circa: 1881
    Condition: dial is good but with a chip in seconds bit, case is good with some wear, bow shows wear, movement has a broken staff
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    4th-5th Tuesday-Wednesday
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