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    Waltham Rare Amn. Grade Model 72 in Original Gold Case, circa 1880's
    Case: hunters case, 16 size, 54 mm, 14k rose gold crest engraved on the front, engine turnings, inner gold dust cover with interesting presentation from the Wool and Cotton Reporter to the winner of the largest yield of scoured wool per fleece in an 1891 exhibition
    Dial: enamel, sub seconds, Arabic numerals, red five minute numbers, blue spade hands
    Movement: rare 16 jewel nickel 3/4 plate with Woerd's patent, lever set, gold jewel settings, adjusted, # 1561738
    Signed: case signed Waltham, movement signed Amn. Watch Co., dial signed A.W.Co. Waltham

    Condition Report*: Type: Waltham Rare Amn. Grade Model 72 Gold Case
    Dial: enamel, Arabic hour numerals, red fives
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 14k rose gold
    Gram Weight: 101.1
    Case Info: original, crest on front
    Case Width: 52 mm, 16 size
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: nickel, # 1561738, gold jewel settings, 16 jewels, Woerd's patent, lever set, adjusted, patent pinion
    Circa: 1880's
    Condition: movement is good, dial is good, case is good with wear to the engine turned patterns
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    Auction Dates
    December, 2009
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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