Description

    J. Dauer Geneve High Grade Gold & Enamel Watch, Unusual Dial, circa 1880's
    Case: 18k gold, gold cuvette, inner gold bezel and glass over the movement, back with raised gold overlay monogram on a blue enameled shield, 50 mm
    Dial: silver, inlayed blue enameled minute track and hour letters, "Rhinelander", blued steel hands, sub seconds
    Movement: 20 jewels, straight line lever, bi-metallic compensated balance with blued steel cross arm, gold jewel settings, wolf's tooth winding, index scale on the center bridge, lever set
    Signed: cuvette is signed J. Dauer Geneve, with jeweler's box, gross weight is 101.8 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: J. Dauer Geneve High Grade Gold & Enamel Watch, Unusual Dial
    Dial: "Rhinelander" blue enameled marks
    Hands; blued steel
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 101.8
    Case Info: double hinged back, gold cuvette
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: 20 jewels, straight line lever, bi-metallic compensated balance with blued steel cross arm, gold jewel settings, wolf's tooth winding, index scale on the center bridge, lever set
    Circa: 1880's
    Condition: dial and movement are good, case has a large dent between seven and eight on the rim


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    18th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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