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    M.J. Tobias 18k Gold Captain's Watch, circa 1860's
    Case: 18k yellow gold, 51 mm, back engraved with riverside scene, lower frame marked "Peekskill", inner metal cuvette, ornately engraved rim, bezel and pendant
    Dial: gilt, fully engraved with leaves and swirls, double time zone dials with Roman numerals, blue spade hands, subsidiary seconds at the bottom, center sweep seconds hand
    Movement: gilt bridge, side lever escapement, bi-metallic balance, 11 jewels, regulator with temperature compensation curb and parachute shock absorber
    Signed: cuvette is signed M.J. Tobias Liverpool, Observation Time Piece, Double Time


    Condition Report*:

    Type: M.J. Tobias 18k Gold Captain's Watch
    Dial: ornately engraved gilt dial
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 18k gold, metal cuvette
    Gram Weight: 86.2
    Case Info: hinged back, fully engraved
    Case Width: 51 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt bridge, side lever escapement, bi-metallic balance, 11 jewels, regulator with temperature compensation curb and parachute shock absorber
    Circa: 1860's
    Condition: dial is very good, case is very good, hack slide for the center seconds is missing, movement runs a bit but stops, needs cleaning, with associated antique box


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    22nd Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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