AUCTION : 1019

Lots 420 - 447: Vault Timers, Watch Chains, Jewelry, Accessories

Lot#: 420

DESCRIPTION: Patek, Philippe & Cie., Geneva, ref. E1200 "Naviquartz" timepiece, rectangular aluminum case with black crinkle finish, the front with bevelled chrome trim surrounding a brushed aluminum dial mask, round, black painted dial with large peripheral seconds dial, the inner dial showing the hours and minutes, white painted stick hands, and battery powered cal. 33 quartz movement, serial #690803
CONDITION: front with a few small dings and scratches, case with minor dirt, dial and hands good, tries to run, advances a few seconds. stops for a few seconds, resumes for a few seconds, etc
ESTIMATE: $1500 - $2000
CIRCA: 1975
DIMENSIONS: 8in x 5.5in x 2.25in

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Lot#: 421

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., a large, sterling silver cased torpedo boat watch, 36 size, 21 jewels, stem wind and pin set, adjusted to 5 positions, temperature and isochronism, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, Guillaume balance, gold jewel settings and gold timing screws in a sterling silver, hinged back and bezel, plain polished open face case, arabic numeral, double sunk silvered metal dial with wind indicator, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #1260092, 69mm, c1916.
CONDITION: CASE: Small flat spot, band; Scattered dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Case back with polishing mop marks; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Inside of cuvette with two marks from ratchet wheel; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: A few areas of minor discoloration, otherwise very good. HANDS: Minor oxide, tip of minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine marks and scratches on plate; A more significant scratch at ratchet wheel end of barrel bridge; Winding wheels with fine scratches; Intermediate winding wheel core with speck of oxide; One case screw with fine specks of oxide; One end of balance arm with minor oxide; Regulator with fine specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . The Hamilton Watch Co. records indicate that the 36 size was produced in two configurations, a Ships Watch, which was gimbal mounted and boxed, and was wound and set with a key. The Patrol or Torpedo boat version was the stem wound and pin set version offered here. The serial number range for the 36 size timepiece was 1260001- 1260970, indicating a total production of 969 pieces, this example being the 91st in that sequence. Hamilton's records indicate that the movement was sent to the finishing department on March 19, 1916.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2500

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Lot#: 422

DESCRIPTION: A. Johanssen & Co., 149 Minories, London, a boxed, two day marine chronometer, 11 jewel fusee movement with spotted plates, Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung cut bimetallic balance, and helical balance spring, roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, with gimbaled, lacquered brass bowl, and contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture, the front with engraved plaque marked "Sold by A. Grandjeaud Marseilles", serial #3514
CONDITION: box refinished, hardware with minor dirt and tarnish, original piano hinge for lower box replaced with four small hinges, front of top with three vertical gouges, plaque with cracks and minor losses, gimbal and bowl with spotting, tarnish, losses to lacquer, and minor verdigris, bezel with minor verdigris, dial with minor dings and minor spotting, hands good, seconds hand with minor oxide, movement with minor spotting and tarnish, minor scratches and dings, upper balance endstone setting filled with shellac, dirty and oily, running, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $1800
CIRCA: 1890
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7in x 7in

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Lot#: 423

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., model 21 marine Chronometer, 14 jewel, key wind and set fusee movement with straight line damascened nickel plates, spring detent escapement, large monometallic balance and helical balance spring, arabic numeral metal dial with wind indicator, black painted steel spade and poker hands, with gimbaled brass bowl, contained in a three tier mahogany box with brass furniture, serial #2E2766
CONDITION: running, plates with minor marks and scratches, dial with minor spotting and tarnish, bowl and gimbals with staining and tarnish, box dirty, with minor marks, scratches, scuffs, tape residue and staining, serial number plate missing, hardware with minor losses to lacquer and darkening, catch for lower section sticking
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
CIRCA: 1940
DIMENSIONS: 7.5in x 7.625in x 7.625in

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Lot#: 424

DESCRIPTION: Thomas Mercer, St. Albans, England, a boxed two day marine chronometer, 15 jewel spotted brass movement with Earnshaw's escapement using the Mercer spring detent, uncut balance with cylindrical weights and helical balance spring, arabic numeral silvered dial with wind indicator, blued steel hands, contained in a gimbaled brass bowl and two tier mahogany box with glazed top
CONDITION: box with crazed varnish, dings and scrapes, bowl and gimbal with wear and minor scratches, dial dirty and with a few tiny spots of corrosion, hands good, movement dirty, oily, running well, would benefit from service
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1970
DIMENSIONS: 6.5in x 7.25in x 7.5in

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Lot#: 425

DESCRIPTION: Langford, Bristol, a two day, boxed marine chronometer, 11 jewel, damascened fusee movement with Earnshaw's escapement, freesprung, cut bimetallic balance with diamond endstone and helical balance spring, roman numeral silvered dial with wind indicator and gold spade and poker hands, with gimbaled bowl, and contained in a three tier rosewood box with brass furniture and ivory plaque, serial #1823
CONDITION: movement lacking detent, escape wheel, fusee chain, and setup ratchet, minor rust and verdigris, dial with spotting and verdigris, bowl with verdigris, box with minor splits and losses to finish. Note to non U.S. bidders: the presence of ivory and rosewood in this lot will require a CITES permit for export. All permit applications, fees and arrangements required to secure an export permit will be the sole responsibility of the winning bidder.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
CIRCA: 1870

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Lot#: 426

DESCRIPTION: Two watch holders and three watches, the first a Gibson Girl figure in cast pewter on a turned wooden base, the next in spelter on a molded base, the figure bent at the waist, with chain and hook with pendant watch in his right hand, and gesturing with his left toward a bag of watches and chains, and with a field drum match holder to his left, an 8 day oversize Swiss pocket watch marked "Cross", and a 19th century Swiss verge now mounted in a turned wooden case, as a coach watch
CONDITION: watch holders in good condition, with wear and minor scratches, pendant watch and Swiss 8 day running, 8 day with cracked crystal, pendant watch case with oxidation, verge not running, movement incomplete, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300
CIRCA: 19th - 20th century

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Lot#: 427

DESCRIPTION: Vault timers- 2 (Two), both by Sargent & Greenleaf Co., Rochester, N.Y., the first in a damascened bronze case with glazed, hinged door, the glass etched with the company name and location, and containing three movements with lever escapements and enamel dials, locking components engraved and with bright nickel plating, the other in a plain bronze case with hinged, glazed door and containing two movements with lever escapements and enamel dials, dimensions of larger timer listed
CONDITION: both dirty, doors locked, keys absent, movements have good balances, some steel components with rust, glass good
ESTIMATE: $350 - $500
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 5.5in x 7.75in x 3in

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Lot#: 428

DESCRIPTION: Pocket watch cases- 11 (Eleven), for American watches, 18- 12 size, coin silver, silveroid, and gold filled, hunting and open face, including a Keystone "Ball Model" with stirrup bow, and two 4oz. coin silver hunters
CONDITION: fair to good, cases with wear, brassing, and imperfections, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 429

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of pocket watch cases weighing just over 7 lbs., the majority 18- 12 size, in nickel and base metal with a small number of gold filled examples
CONDITION: for parts or restoration, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300

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Lot#: 430

DESCRIPTION: A large, 19th century rose gold fob seal, the bell shaped, reeded fob set with an emerald cut glass seal, and suspended from a fixed bail made up of graduated oval loops, and hanging from a black ribbon with reeded gold buckle and ring, 10- 12 karat, 55.1g TW
CONDITION: dings and pin pricks, minor scratches, minor discoloration, precious metal content tested
ESTIMATE: $400 - $700

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Lot#: 431

DESCRIPTION: Watch chain, 14 karat yellow gold with paired loop links, 17in., together with a t bar and attached short chain, also 14 karat, a 10 karat initial fob, a decorative gold filled watch key, and an 0 size, 17 jewel Elgin pocket watch, 19.5g TW
CONDITION: chain hooks gold filled, chain with repairs, precious metal content marked, tested, key with brassing, watch with good staff, not running, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500

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Lot#: 432

DESCRIPTION: Watch chain, single Albert style with long loop links in 12 karat rose gold, 11.5in, 22.3g TW
CONDITION: hook a gold filled replacement, precious metal content tested
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 433

DESCRIPTION: English sterling silver double Albert watch chain with graduated curb links and attached sterling silver coin holder, the chain and holder hallmarked, 18.25in, together with a lady's gold filled pocket watch with duplex escapement and compass fob, a Victorian gold filled bracelet, a lady's Timex electric wrist watch, and 14 faceted oval sapphires
CONDITION: chain with wear, precious metal content marked, watches not running, bracelet with dirt and minor tarnish, sapphire of low quality, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250

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Lot#: 434

DESCRIPTION: Watch keys- 7 (Seven), 19th century, gold filled, including a pistol form, a fist form, one with faux engine turning, one bell shaped with leaf ornament and carnelian seal, one stone set with floral and foliate ornament, and two others, together with a keystone shaped Knights Templar fob, the engraved 10- 12 karat rose gold frame enclosing an engraved white agate, 5.6g TW
CONDITION: fair to very good, precious metal content tested, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350

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Lot#: 435

DESCRIPTION: Watch chains -10 (Ten), including slide, single Albert, and other styles, nine gold filled, 12- 26in, together with two gold filled pen knives and a gold filled pocket watch case back
CONDITION: fair to good, with wear and brassing, some chains with inappropriate repairs, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $150 - $250

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Lot#: 436

DESCRIPTION: Watch chains- 12 (Twelve), silver and gold filled, including a Victorian slide chain with a small opal, a buttonhole chain, a number of fob chains, 3 1/2"- 24", and more, together with a gutta percha chatelaine watch with enamel roman numeral cartouches, and dial signed "A.H. Rodanet & Cie Rue Vivienne 38 Paris"
CONDITION: watch runs briefly, chains fair to very good, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 437

DESCRIPTION: Large lot of pocket watch chains, knives and fobs, 19th and 20th century, 3- 25", various metals including gold filled, a wide variety of chain and link styles, including two long slide chains, fob chains, and fob straps, together with four small pocket knives
CONDITION: fair to very good, with wear and tarnish, multiple lots sold as is, no returns
ESTIMATE: $250 - $350

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Lot#: 438

DESCRIPTION: A Victorian carved pink coral brooch with matching earrings, the carving featuring flowers including roses and calla lily, the brooch with a carved fly at the upper left, the individual elements fixed to a frame of 12- 14 karat yellow gold wire, with silk lined, leather covered box from J.H. Colclazer, Indianapolis, brooch dimensions listed
CONDITION: a few small carved elements missing, one small flower detached but present, wire earring frames with minor repairs, a few components reattached to their wires, box with wear, minor tears and staining, precious metal content tested
ESTIMATE: $400 - $600
CIRCA: 1870
DIMENSIONS: 1.5in x 2in x

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Lot#: 439

DESCRIPTION: An ornate, 16- 18 karat gold, panelled, ovoid pendant with alternating filigree and openwork ornament, set with four faceted, semi precious stones, and a cabochon banded amethyst, 23 x 27mm, 15.9g TW
CONDITION: good overall, one faceted stone chipped, a few areas of abrasion from gold testing, precious metal content tested
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 440

DESCRIPTION: Lot of eight 14 and 18 karat gold charms and pendants, two set with small decorative stones, 14 karat weight 16.6g, 18 karat weight 8.6g
CONDITION: good, one charm missing a decorative stone, precious metal content marked
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500

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Lot#: 441

DESCRIPTION: Lot of 6 charms and 2 pendants, all 14 karat gold, 19.6g TW
CONDITION: good, minor abrasions from testing, precious metal content tested
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 442

DESCRIPTION: Lot of gold charms and two pendants, one set with small diamonds, the other with a faceted garnet, the ring a narrow, white gold band, size 7, 14 karat weight 14.5g, 10- 12 karat weight 6g
CONDITION: good, minor abrasion from testing, precious metal content tested
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 443

DESCRIPTION: Lot of nine 14 karat gold charms and pendants, a few with enamel, colored stone or pearl ornament, 19.9g TW
CONDITION: good, precious metal content marked
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 444

DESCRIPTION: Lot of nine pairs of 14 karat gold earrings, including two pair with pearls, others with varicolored, faceted or cabochon stones, one with a matching pendant, one pair with diamond chips, and three individual earrings with colored stones, together with a 10 karat gold Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers fob, a gold filled fob from the same organization, and a 14 karat gold chain slide, 14 karat total weight 19.2g, 10 karat total weight 4.2g
CONDITION: good, a few pieces with minor abrasion from gold testing, one fob with minor losses to enamel, precious metal content marked, tested
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 445

DESCRIPTION: Lot of seven 14 karat gold charms and pendants, some decorated with pearls and colored stones, 23g TW
CONDITION: good, one with minor bends, one with missing stone, precious metal content marked
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 446

DESCRIPTION: Lot of six 14 karat gold charms, some with decorative stones or enamel, 22.9g TW
CONDITION: good, minor abrasion from testing, precious metal content tested
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400

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Lot#: 447

DESCRIPTION: Lot of jewelry, including an acorn form, silver gilt pill case, the inside of the cap marked "Tiffany & Co. Sterling", a group of lapel pins, a Ball's Official Standard Watch pin back button, a jadeite ring, size 6 1/2, a short gold filled watch chain, charms and costume jewelry, a late 19th century jewelry casket with bevelled glass top, tufted silk interior, and pierced, repousse sides, and an ebay advertising watch
CONDITION: pill case with minor wear, pins and other jewelry good, jewelry casket dirty and with losses to paint on top
ESTIMATE: $200 - $300

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