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    Swiss Enameled Mandolin Form Watch With Chatelaine, Original Box, circa 1890
    Case: mandolin form enamel on silver case, 98 mm x 36 mm, gold bezel, bridge, strings and initial plaque on the head stock, back hinges open, inner crystal and gold bezel over the movement, inner glass locket recessed in the back, silver and enameled chatelaine pin, oval enameled cherub portrait measuring 37 x 30 mm
    Dial: white enamel, blue Roman numerals, gold Louis XV hands
    Movement: gilt bridge, cylinder escapement, pin setting, 10 jewels, solid three arm gold balance wheel


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Enameled Mandolin Form Watch With Chatelaine, Original Box
    Dial: enamel, blue Roman numerals
    Hands; gold Louis XV
    Metal: enamel on silver, gold trim
    Case Info: hinged back, inner crystal and locket
    Case Length: 98 mm top to bottom
    Case Width: 36 mm across mandolin body
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt bridge, cylinder escapement, pin setting, 10 jewels, solid three arm gold balance wheel
    Circa: 1890's
    Condition: movement is good and running, dial is good, enamel on the case back is good, some enamel repair on the case front near the gold bridge for the strings, one gold string is missing, chatelaine pin shows some black enamel repair at the top, original box satin is frayed inside


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    18th Sunday
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