Description

    Waltham Scarce Model 1860 Key Wind Original Gold Case, circa 1865
    Case: 14k gold hunters case, 16 size, 52 mm, engine turned, blank circle frame on the front, name and 1865 date on the gold cuvette
    Dial: white enamel, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, blue spade hands
    Movement: No. 420561, gilt Amn. Watch Co. grade, 15 jewels, Fogg's safety pinion, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws

    Note: Examples of these early key wind and key set from the back American Watch Co. models are rarely seen in original gold hunters cases. This lot is very fine and the gross weight is 103.3 grams.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Waltham Scarce Model 1860 Key Wind Original Gold Case
    Dial: white enamel, Roman
    Hands; blue spades
    Metal: 14k gold
    Gram Weight: 103.3
    Case Info: hunter, engine turned, blank circle frame
    Case Width: 16 size, 52 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 420561, gilt Amn. Watch Co. grade, 15 jewels, Fogg's safety pinion, bi-metallic balance with gold timing screws
    Circa: 1865
    Condition: movement is very good, dial is very good, case is good, some light scuffs on the blank center circle, wear to the bow and push button


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    May, 2011
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