Description

    Swiss Enamel & Pearl Set Fancy Dial Pocket Watch For The Chinese Market, circa 1870
    Case: 56 mm, enamel on silver, pearl set edge and bezel, polychrome large portrait of a woman on the back with bright red guilloche background, inner display glass and chased bezel over the movement
    Dial: white enamel with gold and ruby decorations at center and between the Roman chapters, center seconds blue steel hands
    Movement: fully engraved fancy gilt plates, side lever escapement with long pallet fork, bi-metallic balance, jeweled to the center wheel with rubies, free standing barrel
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    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Enamel & Pearl Set Fancy Dial Pocket Watch For The Chinese Market
    Dial: white, gold and ruby accents
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: .800 silver
    Case Info: enameled back, inner glass over the movement
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: fully engraved fancy gilt plates, side lever escapement with long pallet fork, bi-metallic balance, jeweled to the center wheel with rubies, free standing barrel
    Circa: 1870
    Condition: dial is superb, case is very good, enamel is very good with only the lightest of small surface scratches, movement is bright and good, staff good and it will run but the barrel click is not holding and will need attention


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    19th Saturday
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