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    Swiss Unusual Oversize Triple Date Moonphase Calendar With Enamel & Stone Set Outer Case, circa 1820/1900
    Case: outer gilt 4 inch diameter two body pair case with colorful paste stones, opals, enamel and a central polychrome scene, the inner double hinged back metal case is plain with a gilt finish, display glass over the movement, a later brass ring rests over the bezel so the appearance is complete when the cases are together
    Dial: gilt, Roman numerals, raised silver leaf accents, day, date, month and moon phase dials, open blue steel diamond shaped hands
    Movement: gilt bridge, straight line lever escapement, pin set, bi-metallic balance wheel
    Signed: unsigned, a very well done marriage of cases from two different periods


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Swiss Unusual Oversize Triple Date Moonphase Calendar With Enamel & Stone Set Outer Case
    Dial: gilt, silver ornaments, Roman numerals
    Hands; blue steel open diamond
    Metal: gilt
    Case Info: inner is plain, outer with enamel and stones
    Case Width: 4 inches overall diameter
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: gilt bridge, 11 jewels, straight line lever escapement, pin setting, bi-metallic balance
    Circa: inner 1900, outer 1820
    Condition: inner case dial and movement are all good, outer case is good with some stones missing, white enamel border partially missing, other enamel areas are very good, some slight surface scratches on the central portrait, crystal with some edge chips


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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