Description

    M. I. Tobias Rare Two Train Gold Captain's Watch With Independent Seconds & 1/5th Second Jump, circa 1850
    Case: 18k yellow gold, four body, gold cuvette signed M. I. Tobias and engraved with flowers, swirls and technical features of the movement, back is engine turned, central pedestal and flower frame, slide lever on the rim which stops the jump and center seconds
    Dial: white enamel, signed Brown & Maire New York, Roman numerals, moon and kite hands, outer 1/5 seconds track, jump 1/5 seconds at the bottom
    Movement: gilt, two train bridge, 21 jewels, side lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, parachute compensation for heat and cold, blue steel straight index regulator
    Signed: M.I. Tobias Liverpool on the cuvette




    Condition Report*:

    Type: M. I. Tobias Rare Two Train Gold Captain's Watch With Independent Seconds & 1/5th Second Jump
    Dial: whtie enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; moon and kites
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 95.7
    Case No: 1282
    Case Info: four body, double hinged back
    Case Width: 53 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt, two train bridge, 21 jewels, side lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, parachute compensation for heat and cold, blue steel straight index regulator
    Circa: 1850
    Condition: dial is very good, movement is very good, case with wear on the outer engine turnings and bow


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
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