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    M.S. Smith & Co. Detroit Mich. Rare 18k Gold Hunters Case Watch No. 79 Attributed To Charles L. Hoyt, circa 1870's
    Case: 18k gold, No. 79, light engine turnings, central mountain village scene, gold cuvette, bezel and crystal over the movement, M.S. Smith & Co. crest engraved in the inner lids
    Dial: white enamel, black Roman numerals, black minute track, subsidiary seconds, spade hands
    Movement: No. 79, damaskeened nickel finish, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter poised pallet, steel escape wheel, gold train, long index regulator to a gold scale on the main plate, lever setting, safety pinion
    Signed: case, dial and movement signed M.S. Smith & Co. Detroit, gross weight 145.2 grams


    Condition Report*: Type: M.S. Smith & Co. Detroit Mich. Rare 18k Gold Hunters Case Watch No. 79 Attributed To Charles L. Hoyt
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; spade hands
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 145.2
    Case No: No. 79
    Case Info: four body plus inner glazed crystal over movement
    Case Width: 53 mm, 18 size
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 79, damaskeened nickel finish, straight line lever escapement, bi-metallic compensated balance, counter poised pallet, steel escape wheel, gold train, long index regulator to a gold scale on the main plate, lever setting, safety pinion
    Circa: 1870's
    Condition: movement is good and running, cleaing recommeded, case with wear to the engine turnings, wear to the crown, dial with faint hairlines, tiny chips and center and a tiny flake in the seconds bit
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