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    Wm. Adams Liverpool Gold Fusee with Fancy Dial and Gold Chain, circa 1850
    Case: 50 mm, 15k gold, engine turned back with small crest, scroll engraved edges, no. 4630, gilt dust cap
    Dial: gold with Roman numerals, gold "Fleur de lis" hands, engraved country scene, outer leaf designs, subsidiary seconds
    Movement: full jeweled, gilt lever fusee, signed "Wm. Adams, Liverpool no. 4630" steel three arm balance wheel, diamond endstone, baluster pillars
    Signed: Wm. Adams on movement, matching case and movement numbers
    Note: Accompanied by an associated 14k gold, 14 inch chain weighing 39.90 grams with figural bird end piece, snake form hook and gilt winding key


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Wm Adams, Liverpool gold fusee with fancy dial and chain
    Signed: Wm. Adams
    Model: lever fusee
    Dial: gold engraved, Roman numerals
    Hands; gold butterfly
    Metal: 15k case, 14k chain
    Gram Weight: 134.60 grams
    Case No: 4630
    Case Info: carved edge, engine turned back
    Case Width: 50 mm
    Crystal: plastic
    Watch Movement: full jeweled, gilt full plate, lever fusee, three arm steel balance wheel, no. 4630
    Circa: 1850
    Condition: movement runs and ticks, case very good, crystal crazed, chain good, key has rounded out tip, dial good, minute hand missing one wing, pendant and Roman numeral XII slightly misaligned
    Notes: The chain is 14 inches long, 39.9 grams including the gilt trumpet key


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    May, 2008
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