Switzerland, a man's gold quarter repeating pocket watch, 32 jewels, stem wind and pin set, damascened nickel plate movement with counterpoised lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and wolf's tooth winding in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, engine turned and engraved open face case, the maker's details engraved on gold cuvette and with monogram on rear cover, arabic numeral, outer red 5-minute markers, single sunk white enamel dial, gold Louis XV style hands, serial #17985, 50mm, 98.1g TW, c1890.
CONDITION: CASE: Minor dents, back cover; Band with flat spots; Minor dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Pinhole in band below slide; Engine turning and engraving with moderate wear; Crystal with minor scratches; Bow replaced; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Very good. HANDS: Very good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Numerous fine scratches on plate; Scratches on ratchet wheel; Bright work with fine scratches; Very oily, dirty. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly, a bit sluggish, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $1300