Description

    Swiss Sterling Silver "Mysterieuse" Watch, circa 1880
    Case: 54 mm diameter, silver, hinged on both sides engraved and hammered crescent form outer frames
    Dial: clear glass, golden Roman hour numerals and outer minute track, star pattern at center, golden spade hands
    Movement: a crescent-shaped cylinder movement is recessed behind the upper silver frame, three-arm flat balance wheel, jeweled gear train which drives a large tooth ring positioned around the back glass disc
    Signed: A. S. & F. Mysterieuse, Brevete, S. G. D. G. on case panel


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss "Mysterieuse" watch
    Signed: A.S.&F. Mysterieuse
    Dial: clear, gold Roman chapters and minute track
    Hands; gilt spades
    Metal: sterling silver
    Case Info: hinged front and back, see, thru center
    Case Width: 54 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: hidden crescent form cylinder, jeweled, recessed in the upper interior of the case
    Circa: 1880
    Condition: movement is running, cse very good, dial very good


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    May, 2008
    20th Tuesday
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