Description

    M.I. Tobias Center Seconds Gold Fusee, circa 1858
    Case: 18k gold, small crest on the front, inner gold dust cover with presentation inscription, 50 mm
    Dial: enamel, sunk center, Roman numerals, gold hands, blue center sweep
    Movement: No. 37512, gilt, 3/4 plate, side Massey style lever escapement, jeweled to the barrel with clear sapphires, gold three arm solid balance with hack set up
    Signed: dial and movement signed M.I. Tobias & Co. Liverpool, case signed Galt & Brother


    Condition Report*:

    Type: M.I. Tobias Center Seconds Gold Fusee
    Dial: enamel, Roman
    Hands; gold fleur-de-lis
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 102.9
    Case Info: small crest on front, inscription on cuvette
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 37512, gilt, 3/4 plate, side Massey style lever escapement, jeweled to the barrel with clear sapphires, gold three arm solid balance with hack set up
    Circa: 1858
    Condition: dial is good, very slight hairlines at center and at five, movement is running, cleaning is recommended, hack spring not quite touching the balance for stopping, case has overall wear but is good with good hinges, cuvette with 1858 presentation inscription from the Mayor of Jackson Miss.


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    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
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