William Read, Liverpool, a man's gold pocket watch, 18-19 jewels, key wind and set, gilt full plate fusee movement with lever escapement, beautifully engraved dust cap, and balance cock with glazed circular aperture in a 10-12 karat, yellow gold, engraved hunting case, roman numeral white enamel dial, blued steel fleur de lis hands, serial #14821, 52mm, 120.6g TW, c1850.
CONDITION: CASE: Minor dings at hinges; Very fine scratches on outer surface of case; Key scratches on dome; Bow with wear; Bezel hinge repaired; Bezel with gaps near hinge when closed; Precious metal content tested. DIAL: Specks of dirt / dust. HANDS: Replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: A few minor scratches on plate; Fusee upper jewel cracked; Dirty. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) ; Would benefit from service.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $700