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    R. Hess Liverpool Multicolor Dial Gold Fusee, circa 1840's
    Case: massive 18k gold, engine turned back, deeply carved flowers and scrolls on the sides and rim, 54 mm
    Dial: gold with multicolor foliage at center and on the perimeter, sub seconds, raised Roman numerals, blue steel fleur-de-lis hands
    Movement: No. 4653, gilt full plate, gold three arm balance with diamond end stone, ruby jewels in screw down settings, side Massey style lever, fusee and chain
    Signed: movement signed R. Hess Liverpool

    Condition Report*: Type: R. Hess Liverpool Multicolor Dial Gold Fusee
    Dial: gold, multicolor center and edges, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue steel fleur-de-lis
    Metal: 18k gold
    Gram Weight: 130.5
    Case Info: massive, scroll edges, engine turned back
    Case Width: 54 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: full jeweled gilt full plate, side lever, gold balance wheel, diamond end stone, large ruby jewels in screw down settings, # 4653
    Circa: 1840's
    Condition: case is good, dial is very very good, movement is good
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    12th-13th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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