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    Waltham, Rare Admiral Evans Octagon, Yellow Gold Filled, Manual Wind, Circa 1918
    Case: 32x45 mm, yellow gold filled, three body, octagon, with hinged lugs and snap-on bezel and back, No. 5592284
    Dial: matte white, with outer minute track, luminous Arabic numerals, and sub seconds dial; skeletonized blued-steel spade hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, sword seconds hand
    Movement: Waltham caliber manual wind, 15 jewels, micrometric regulator, gold-finished winding and mainspring wheels, and damaskeened nickel finish, No. 22674468
    Band: leather
    Signed: Waltham on dial and movement, Illinois/Elgin Giant on case

    This vintage timepiece uses the 3/0-size version of the octagonal Admiral Evans case more commonly associated with early Illinois wristwatches. It was also offered with Elgin movements.


    Condition Report*: Type: Waltham, Rare Admiral Evans Octagon, Yellow Gold Filled, Manual Wind, Circa 1918
    Signed: Waltham on dial and movement, Illinois/Elgin Giant on case
    Model: Admiral Evans Octagon
    Dial: matte white, with outer minute track, luminous Arabic numerals, and sub seconds dial
    Hands: skeletonized blued-steel spade hour/minute hands with luminous inserts, sword seconds hand
    Metal: yellow gold filled
    Case: #5592284
    Case Info: three body, octagon, with hinged lugs and snap-on bezel and back
    Case Length: 45 mm lug to lug
    Case Width: 32 mm
    Crystal: acrylic
    Watch Movement: Waltham caliber manual wind, 15 jewels, micrometric regulator, gold-finished winding and mainspring wheels, and damaskeened nickel finish, No. 22674468
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1918
    Condition: Good aged dial. Very good case, with sharp edges, undamaged lugs and hinges, and intact gold layer. Running, but service is recommended.
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    5th Friday
    Auction Dates
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    25th Thursday
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