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    Swiss Gold Unusual Reverse Plate Fancy Key Wind, circa 1860
    Case: 43 mm, 18k yellow gold hunters case with fully engraved lids, floral and leaf motif, engraved inner movement cap, no. 16210
    Dial: gold with Roman numerals enameled on outer ring, open center shows engraved bridges, jewels, gears and balance of the movement, fleur-de-lis hands
    Movement: lever escapement, key wind and set from the back, bi-metallic balance, ruby jewels


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss unique skelton dial key wind with reverse plate engraved movement
    Dial: engraved gold ring with enameled Roman numerals
    Hands; fleur-de-lis
    Metal: 18k
    Gram Weight: 68.00 grams
    Case No: 16210
    Case Info: heavy in gold, deeply engraved
    Case Width: 43 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: jeweled gilt bar movement, lever escapement, plates reversed so the balance and escape wheel and gear show on the dial side
    Circa: 1860
    Condition: case is very sharp, good hinges, dial is perfect, movement is running well


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    May, 2008
    20th Tuesday
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