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    Swiss Enamel & Gold "Book" Form Watch With Gold Neck Chain, circa 1860
    Case: 18k book form with black enamel edges, vermicelli engravings, blank crest on one side with the dial aperture on the reverse, hinged latch, inner gold cover over the movement, back lid with inset glass photo frame, 32 x 28 x 10 mm, neck chain measures 58 inches and tests 18k gold with 14k swing ring
    Dial: white enamel, 9 mm diameter, Roman numerals, spade hands
    Movement: gilt bridges arranged in the shape of a heart, 10 jewels, cylinder escapement, key wind and key set
    Signed: unsigned, chain weighs 37.8 grams, book case and watch weigh 42.5 grams

    Condition Report*: Type: Swiss Enamel & Gold "Book" Form Watch With Gold Neck Chain
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: book is 18k, chain is 18k with 14k swing ring
    Gram Weight: chain is 37.8, book is 42.5
    Case Info: three body, inner gold cover and photo glass
    Case Width: 32 x 28 x 10 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: heart shaped gilt bridge movement, 10 jewels, cylinder escapement, blue steel plate screws
    Circa: 1860's
    Condition: case, dial and chain are all very good, movement is non running but staff is good and it runs a bit with pressure applied to the mainspring
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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