Anonymous, Switzerland, an early 19th century center seconds verge fusee pocket watch with decorative dial, key wind and set, gilt full plate movement with pierced and engraved balance bridge, silver consular case with high dome bullseye crystal, the back engraved "Elihu Meigs", white enamel dial with arabic chapter below the center, and gilt framed, pink monochrome landscape / shoreline scene above, the varied tones accomplished by altering the thickness of the enamel, gilt hands with blued steel seconds hand, 54mm, c1800
CONDITION: CASE: Dings and pin pricks; Case exterior with fine abrasion; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Crystal with manufacturing flaws. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel; Minor flakes at center and around keyhole. HANDS: Replaced; Minute and seconds hands short. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plates; Hand missing from regulator; Bright work with fine scratches and a few specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) ; Would benefit from service.
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350
PRICE SOLD: $400