Description

    John Moncas 18k Gold Fusee Presented To Benito Juárez By William H. Seward 1866
    Case: 18 gold, 52 mm, engine turned back, deeply chased and engraved rim and pendant, inner solid gold lid engraved "Nov. 1866, W. Compliments to President Juárez, W.H. Seward"
    Dial: enamel, black Roman numerals, gilt spade hands, sub seconds
    Movement: gilt full plate, No. 3351, three arm steel balance wheel, diamond end stone, lateral lever escapement
    Signed: movement signed John Moncas Liverpool, gross weight is 139.9 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: John Moncas 18k Gold Fusee Presented To Benito Juárez By William H. Seward 1866
    Dial: white enamel, Roman chapters
    Hands; gilt spade hands
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 139.9
    Case Info: four body, fixed solid gold dust lid
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, No. 3351, three arm steel balance wheel, diamond end stone, lateral lever escapement
    Circa: 1866
    Condition: movement is good and running, dial with hairlines, case good overal with wear to the outer engine turned areas, the steel catch spring for the back lid and the push piece in the pendant need adjustment as they are not always keeping the lid closed, light scratch on the dust cover


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    27th Thursday
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