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    M.I. Tobias & Co. Liverpool Gold Lever Fusee, Multicolor Dial, circa 1850
    Case: 18k yellow gold, 52 mm, engine turnings on back, scroll and flower engravings on the rim, bulls eye crystal
    Dial: gold with raised Roman chapters, multicolor flowers on the perimeter, subsidiary seconds, gold kite and baton hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, lever fusee, No. 17101, large clear Liverpool jewels, diamond end stone
    Signed: movement signed M. I. Tobias & Co. Liverpool


    Condition Report*:

    Type: M.I. Tobias & Co. Liverpool Gold Lever Fusee with Multicolor Dial
    Dial: gold, colored flower border, gold Roman chapters
    Hands; gold kite and baton
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 123
    Case No: 17101
    Case Info: engine turned back, scroll and flowers on rim
    Case Width: 52 mm
    Crystal: glass bulls eye
    Watch Movement: No. 17101, gilt full plate, lever fusee, uncut bi-metallic balance, clear large Liverpool jewels, Massey style side lever, diamond end stone
    Circa: 1850
    Condition: case good, some wear to outer eingine turnings, dial good, movement not running, staff broken and chain is detached from the barrel, inner cover engraved with inscription


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    May, 2009
    12th-13th Tuesday-Wednesday
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