Description

    Thomas Russell & Son 18k Gold Center Seconds Hunters Case, circa 1870
    Case: massive, 18k yellow gold, plain covers, deeply engraved rim, 56 mm, pin set and center seconds stop lever on the rim
    Dial: enamel, sunk center, Roman numerals, blue sweep second hand, gold spade minute, outer seconds marks
    Movement: gilt 3/4 plate, free sprung bi-metallic compensated balance, jeweled to the center wheel, side lever escapement
    Signed: dial and movement signed Thomas Russell & Son, movement also signed "Tempus Fugit" and "Makers to Queen Victoria", gross weight is 144.8 grams


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Thomas Russell & Son 18k Gold Center Seconds Hunters Case
    Dial: enamel, Roman
    Hands; gold spade
    Metal: heavy 18k yellow
    Gram Weight: 144.8
    Case Info: hunter, gold cuvette, plain, fancy rim
    Case Width: 56 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: free sprung, side lever, gilt 3/4 plate, jeweled to the center wheel
    Circa: 1870
    Condition: case is very heavy and good, needs front cover lift spring, dial is superb, missing the hour hand, movement is good and working but needs cleaning


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2011
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
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