Description

    Harwood Rare 14k White Gold Patented Self-Winding Wristwatch, circa 1923
    Case: 14k white gold, 30 mm, three body, plain snap back, scroll engravings on the sides, milled rotating bezel to set the hands, No. 311960
    Dial: silver, luminous Arabic numerals, luminous blued steel skeleton hands, circle aperture to indicate setting and operational modes
    Movement: patent number 1576120, 15 jewels, two adjustments, bi-metallic compensated balance, straight line lever, circular damaskeening, bumper rotor
    Band: pigskin
    Signed: dial and movement signed Harwood, case signed Apex

    Note: Original John Harwood watches are rarely seen in solid gold cases. The present example is being offered for the first time at auction. It was originally owned by the distinguished United States Senator Marcus Allen Coolidge (1865-1937) who represented Massachusetts from 1931 to 1937.


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Harwood Rare 14k White Gold Patented Self-Winding Wristwatch
    Dial: silver, luminous Arabic numerals
    Hands; luminous skeleton hands
    Metal: 14k white gold
    Case No: 311960
    Case Info: three body, signed Apex
    Case Width: 30 mm
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: patent number 1576120, 15 jewels, two adjustments, bi-metallic compensated balance, straight line lever, circular damaskeening, bumper rotor
    Band: pigskin
    Circa: 1923
    Condition: case is very good, movement is good, dial is good with patina


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2013
    21st Tuesday
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