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    R. & G. Beesley Liverpool Doctor's Gold Lever Fusee Pocket Watch, circa 1855
    Case: 18k yellow gold, gross watch weight is 142.4 grams, hunters case, 55 mm, inner fixed gold dust lid, front engraved with Lady Liberty motif, steam locomotive and mountain scene on the back, scroll and leaf edges
    Dial: white enamel, roman numerals, outer 1/5 second markings, blue steel center sweep seconds, gold butterfly hands
    Movement: gilt full plate, lever fusee, full jeweled, bi-metallic balance, diamond endstone
    Signed: movement and dial signed R. & G. Beesley Liverpool, case signed J. Polhamus

    Condition Report*: Type: R. & G. Beesley Doctor's Gold Lever Fusee Pocket Watch
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; gold butterfly, center blue sweep seconds
    Metal: 18k yellow gold
    Gram Weight: 142.4
    Case Info: hunter, Liberty on front, locomotive on back
    Case Width: 55 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt full plate, full jeweled to the fusee, lever escapement, diamond endstone, bi-metallic compensated balance, No. 23733
    Circa: 1855
    Condition: dial with one faint hairline, movement is running, some light spotting to back plate, case is good but engraved features show wear
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    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    4th-5th Tuesday-Wednesday
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