AUCTION : 1019

Lots 473 - 493: Pocket Watches including Nicole & Capt., B. Hass, Jeune & Cie, 18 Karat, European, American

Lot#: 473

DESCRIPTION: Nicole & Capt, London, for Tiffany & Co., New York, a rare, gold, keyless split seconds chronograph pocket watch with regulator dial, 21 jewels, stem wind and pin set, gilt 3/4 plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and platinum timing screws in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and snap bezel open face case with makers mark "AN" within an engine turned ring, roman and arabic numeral double sunk white enamel regulator dial, blued steel spade and whip hands, serial #7476, 50mm, 129.6g TW, c1875.
CONDITION: CASE: Band with small dents and flat spot; Back with shallow dents and waves; A few dings; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of cuvette; Bow loose; Crown worn; Precious metal content marked.DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light; Edge chip; One foot missing. HANDS: Minute hand with minor oxide and loss to blue; Hour hand replaced; Chronograph hands correct, the upper with minor oxide and lacking gilding; Chronograph hands with bends. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches and scuffs on plate; Scratches at ratchet wheel and intermediate setting wheel; Scratches and minor oxide/ pitting on winding wheels; Steel components of under dial chronograph mechanism with scattered, small patches of oxide; Column wheel a poorly made but functional replacement; One split seconds start/ stop tong replaced. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Chronograph functional and both hands start, stop, and return to zero. When using the split function, the hands hang up when at 180 degrees to each other. The hands do reunite as they should when the crown is pressed. Will need service and adjustment.
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $5000
PRICE SOLD: $1700

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Lot#: 474

DESCRIPTION: B. Haas, Jeune & Cie, Geneva, Paris & Besancon, for Hector Levy, Paris, a rare "Remontoire Perpetuel" cover winding pocket watch, 21 jewels, lever set, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance with gold timing screws in an 18 karat, rose gold, engine turned hunting case with interesting commerce and navigation themed engraving, Jurgensen lips and maker's details engraved on gold cuvette, roman numeral, outer black 5-minute markers, single sunk white enamel dial, gilt Louis XV style hands, serial #9201, 51mm, 110.4g TW, c1880.
CONDITION: CASE: Band with numerous small dents; Rear cover with two small dents; Front cover with a few small dents and dings; Front cover with gap at band when closed, Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches and a few small dents on cuvette; Crystal and bezel with glue residue; Crystal absent from rear bezel; Precious metal content marked. HANDS: Replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Plate with numerous fine scratches; Bright work with minor oxide; Minor spotting; Ratchet wheel with fine scratches and specks of oxide; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $2000 - $2500
PRICE SOLD: $1600

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Lot#: 475

DESCRIPTION: R. & G. Beesley, Liverpool, a man's gold hunting case pocket watch with Massey III escapement, 7 jewels, key wind and set, gilt, full plate fusee movement with Massey III lever escapement in an 18 karat, yellow gold, reeded edge, engine turned hunting case, signed roman numeral white enamel dial, gold fleur de lis hands, serial #16821, 52mm, 142.2g TW, c1840.
CONDITION: CASE: Small, shallow dent, back; Very fine scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on inner surface of case; Engine turning with moderate wear; Front cover abraded to remove monogram; Rear cover hinge broken; Bow worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Dial dirty. HANDS: Minute with bends, hour with losses. MOVEMENT PLATES: Marks and scratches on plate; Bright work with fine scratches; Regulator with a few specks of oxide; Balance cock screw with losses to blue; Very dirty; Specks of verdigris. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, gummy; Good staff, winding and setting functional.
ESTIMATE: $1700 - $2200
PRICE SOLD: $1600

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Lot#: 476

DESCRIPTION: Robert Roskell, Liverpool, a man's gold pocket watch with multicolor gold dial and Massey II lever escapement, 7 jewels, key wind and set, gilt, full plate fusee movement with Massey II lever escapement and four wheel train in a 14 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge, engine turned open face case with scalloped back and bezel, roman numeral gold dial with matted ground, applied floral and foliate ornament and gold spade and poker hands, serial #36906, 50mm, 124.3g TW, c1830.
CONDITION: CASE: Back with small, shallow dents; Back with small raised area due to contact with winding arbor; Minor dings; Scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on dome; Dome with small dent and two raised spots; Engine turning with moderate wear; Bow with old hard solder repair; Precious metal content tested. DIAL: Dirty and with minor darkening around numerals. HANDS: Minute with minor bend. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Barrel bridge screws with a few specks of oxide; Regulator with minor oxide at polished square; Balance cock screw with very minor loss to blue. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, gummy; Good staff, winding and setting functional.
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $1600
PRICE SOLD: $1200

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Lot#: 477

DESCRIPTION: C.L. Guinand, Locle, a gold split seconds chronograph with thirty minute register, 18 jewels, stem wind and set, adjusted, cotes de Geneve decorated nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and whiplash micrometric regulator in a 14 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel open face case with monogram on rear cover, arabic numeral, outer red 5-minute markers, double sunk white enamel dial with minute register at 12:00 and constant seconds at 6:00, plum colored steel spade and whip hands, serial #42972, 47mm, 75.3g TW, c1915.
CONDITION: CASE: Band with dents, flat spots and pin pricks; Bezel with minor depression from bow; Case with very fine scratches; Case knife marks on band at back; Crystal and bezel with glue residue; Crystal with small chip on underside; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Dial with scattered, fine scratches, otherwise very good. HANDS: Chronograph hands with broken tails. MOVEMENT PLATES: Scattered fine scratches on plate; Minor discoloration and spotting; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Functions properly, would benefit from service.
ESTIMATE: $1300 - $1800
PRICE SOLD: $800

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Lot#: 478

DESCRIPTION: Gording, Liverpool, a mid 19th century gold pocket watch with Massey III escapement, 11 jewels, key wind and set, gilt full plate movement with Massey III lever escapement in a 14 karat, hinged back and bezel, engine turned and engraved open face case, roman numeral gold dial, the center with engraved eagle's head surrounded by scrolling foliage, blued steel spade hands, serial #3290, 49mm, 101.3g TW, c1850.
CONDITION: CASE: A few small, shallow dents; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Engine turning with moderate wear; Crystal with minor scratches; Bow worn; Precious metal content tested. DIAL: Scuffs and scratches. HANDS: Replaced; Hour with rust at center. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Barrel appears to have endured an attempt at fitting stopwork; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, good staff, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1100
PRICE SOLD: $800

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Lot#: 479

DESCRIPTION: France or Switzerland, a mid 19th century gold quarter repeating pocket watch, 10 jewels, key wind and set gilt Lepine caliber movement with cylinder escapement in a 14 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, engine turned and scalloped open face case with engine turned cuvette, roman numeral white enamel dial, gilt Breguet style hands, 49mm, 71.5g TW, c1840.
CONDITION: CASE: Numerous tiny dents, back; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on cuvette; Engine turning with minor wear; Crystal replaced; Precious metal content tested. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel radiating from center. HANDS: Replaced. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches and scuffs on plate; A few small spots of oxide; Third wheel upper hole jewel with crack; Balance endstones replaced; Loss to blacking or other substance in engraving; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running; Mainspring slipping. COMPLICATION FUNCTION: Repeating sluggish, but will gather quarter rack completely, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
PRICE SOLD: $700

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Lot#: 480

DESCRIPTION: England, a lady's gold pocket watch, 7 jewels, key wind and set, gilt full plate fusee movement with lever escapement in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, engraved open face case with London hallmark and date letter for the year 1873, roman numeral gold dial with matted center and engraved ring of leaves and flowers, blued steel spade and whip hands, serial #13645, 39mm, 50.4g TW.
CONDITION: CASE: Dome with shallow dent; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Rear cover with minor gap at band when closed; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Fine scuffs and scratches. HANDS: Good. MOVEMENT PLATES: A few minor scratches on plate; Plates with haze; Regulator with oxidation minor oxide; A few screws with minor losses to blue; Oily; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks), low amplitude, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $500

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Lot#: 481

DESCRIPTION: Switzerland, for Robert Roskell, Liverpool, a gold open face pocket watch with engraved dial, 15 jewels, key wind and set gilt bar movement with lever escapement in an 18 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, reeded edge, engine turned open face case with maker's details engraved on base metal cuvette, roman numeral gilt dial with engraved scene, gilt hands, serial #4112, 48mm, 78.6g TW, c1850.
CONDITION: CASE: Numerous tiny dents; Very fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on cuvette; Engine turning with minor wear; Crystal with edge chip; Bow loose; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Dial with fine scratches. HANDS: Hour hand an incorrect replacement, poorly repaired. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine marks and scratches on plate; Bright work with specks of oxide; Some screws with minor losses to blue; Specks of dirt. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $500 - $700
PRICE SOLD: $400

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Lot#: 482

DESCRIPTION: American Waltham Watch Co, Waltham, Mass., "P.S. Bartlett", model 1865, 10 size, 15 jewels, key wind and set, adjusted gilt plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and gold timing screws in an 18 karat, yellow gold, engine turned and engraved hunting case with engine turned and engraved gold cuvette, roman numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade hands, serial #571308, 72.5g TW, c1870.
CONDITION: CASE: A few shallow dents; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Engine turning and engraving with minor wear; Plastic crystal; Bow with minor wear; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, 5:30 and center to seconds bit. HANDS: Oxidation, tip of minute; Minute hand boss with marring. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Regulator with spot of oxide; Winding arbor escutcheon with speck of oxide; Click with scratches. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1100
PRICE SOLD: $1000

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Lot#: 483

DESCRIPTION: Hampden Watch Co., Canton, Ohio, "John C. Dueber", 18 size, 17 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and Teske micrometric regulator in a 14 karat, yellow gold, engine turned and engraved hunting case, arabic numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel Breguet style hands, serial #671478, 122.8g TW, c1890.
CONDITION: CASE: Numerous minor dents and dings; Cuvette with a few small dents; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Band with file mark; Front cover hinge sticky; Bow worn, gold filled; Crown worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Faint hairline, 5:00; Edge flake, concealed by bezel,12:00; A few minor scratches. HANDS: Oxide, tip of minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Numerous fine scratches on plate; Minor spotting; Plate with small ding at case screw; Regulator assembly with specks of oxide; Specks of dirt. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, broken mainspring, good staff, setting functional.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $850

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Lot#: 484

DESCRIPTION: Rockford Watch Co., Rockford, Illinois, a man's gold pocket watch, 18 size, 11 jewels, stem wind and lever set, gilt plate movement, lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance in a 14 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, open face case, roman numeral, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel morning glory hands, serial #256670, 131.6g TW, c1885.
CONDITION: CASE: Originally a hunting case, professionally converted to open face; Minor dings and shallow dents, back; Scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Front hinge a bit sticky; Plastic crystal with fine scratches; Bow worn, gold filled; Crown worn; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Flakes in enamel concealed by bezel; Scratches. HANDS: Rusted. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor dings and scratches; Scratch from center to edge of plate; Oily, dirty; Regulator with specks of oxide; Some screws with minor oxide and loss to blue. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, fully wound, will tick briefly, setting functional, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200
PRICE SOLD: $850

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Lot#: 485

DESCRIPTION: Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, Illinois, for Sheff Bros., Wheeling, W.Va., a gold hunting cased pocket watch, 16 size, 15 jewels, stem wind and lever set, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance in a 14 karat, yellow gold, engine turned and engraved hunting case, the inside of the front with engraved initials, arabic numeral, double sunk white enamel dial with blued steel Breguet style hands, serial #1320403, 97.5g TW, c1895.
CONDITION: CASE: Shallow dents and dings; Very fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on cuvette; Cuvette with shallow dents and crease; Engine turning and engraving with minor wear; Rear cover with minor gap at band when closed; Front cover lift spring weak; Plastic crystal with fine scratches; Crown shell worn through; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel; A few tiny flakes at edge. HANDS: Oxidation, minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Scratches on plate; Minor spotting; A few fine scratches on winding wheel; Winding wheel with a few specks of oxide; Regulator assembly with specks of oxide; Loss to blacking in engraving; Balance cock screw with pitting; Balance upper endstone setting marred. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $700 - $900
PRICE SOLD: $650

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Lot#: 486

DESCRIPTION: American Waltham Watch Co, Waltham, Mass., model 1892 "Vanguard" with wind indicator, 18 size, 21 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws and Ohlson micrometric regulator in a yellow gold filled, screw back and bezel, engraved open face case, and Canadian 24-hour Arabic numeral, double sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #17077272, c1910
CONDITION: CASE: Case has housed another movement; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Scratches on inner surface of case; Gold filled with minor brassing; Bow worn and with brassing; Crown lacking gold shell. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 12:00 and at wind indicator; Losses to enamel at wind indicator. HANDS: Indicator hand replaced; Minor oxide, minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Fine scratches on winding wheels; Winding wheels with a few specks of oxide; Regulator assembly with specks of oxide; Ratchet wheel and balance cock screws replaced; Escape upper jewel setting with minor marring; Specks of dirt. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . Wind indicator not working.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $800
PRICE SOLD: $425

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Lot#: 487

DESCRIPTION: E. Howard Watch Co. (Keystone), Waltham, Mass., man's series 7 gold pocket watch, 12 size, 17 jewels, stem wind and set, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance, gold timing screws and whiplash micrometric regulator in a 14 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and bezel, open face case with presentation and maker's details engraved on gold cuvette, and monogram on rear cover, arabic numeral, outer red 5-minute markers, single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade and whip hands, serial #1092857, 66.8g TW, c1910
CONDITION: CASE: Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Crystal with fine scratches; Crown replaced; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairline in enamel, light, 8:00. HANDS: Replaced hour and seconds; Mismatched color; Minor oxide, tip of minute. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Scratches on plate at barrel bridge screws; Regulator assembly with a few specks of oxide; A few screw heads with minor scratches and specks of oxide; Balance endstone setting marred. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $450

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Lot#: 488

DESCRIPTION: Illinois Watch Co., Springfield, Illinois, "Illini Extra", 13 size, 21 jewels, stem wind and set, adjusted to 5 positions, nickel plate movement with lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance in a 14 karat, yellow gold, hinged back and snap bezel open face case with presentation on case back, and arabic numeral, single sunk grained metal dial, gilt hands, serial #3869014, 56.6g TW, c1920.
CONDITION: CASE: Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: A few minor dings and scratches; Speck of oxide below 3:00. HANDS: Minor oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine marks and scratches; Minor staining; Specks of dirt. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) . A nice example of a scarce model, total production 430.
ESTIMATE: $400 - $500
PRICE SOLD: $450

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Lot#: 489

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., "950", 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind and lever set, adjusted to 5 positions, temperature and isochronism, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, Guillaume balance, gold jewel settings, gold timing screws, gold wheel train and whiplash micrometric regulator in a green gold filled, screw back and bezel, coin edge, Hamilton Railroad Model open face case with rigid bow, Montgomery arabic numeral double sunk enamel dial, blued steel spade and poker hands, serial #1633077, c1920.
CONDITION: CASE: Back with a few small, shallow dents; Minor waves; Shallow dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; A few dimples on inside of case back from dent removal; Bow and crown with brassing. DIAL: A few minor scratches; Tiny surface flake. HANDS: Minor oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Winding wheels with fine scratches and minor specks of oxide; Ratchet wheel with a few more significant scratches; Regulator assembly with specks of oxide; Some screws with minor oxide and marring. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $350 - $450
PRICE SOLD: $425

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Lot#: 490

DESCRIPTION: American Waltham Watch Co, Waltham, Mass., man's gold pocket watch, 12 size, 17 jewels, stem wind and set, adjusted, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and Church micrometric regulator in a green gold, hinged back and snap bezel open face case with engraved initials on case back and date engraved on cuvette, arabic numeral, gilt metal dial with faux engine turned center and blued steel moon hands, serial #24301045, 62.3g TW, c1920.
CONDITION: CASE: Minor dings; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Bow loose; Crown worn and with dings; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Scratches minor to dial; Minor spotting. HANDS: Minor oxide, minute and seconds. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor marks and scratches on plate; Winding wheels with fine scratches; Minor loss to blacking in engraving; One case screw with broken head. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) .
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $275

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Lot#: 491

DESCRIPTION: Elgin Watch Co., Elgin, Illinois, lady's gold pocket watch, 6 size, 7 jewels, stem wind and lever set gilt plate movement, with lever escapement and cut bimetallic balance in a 14 karat, rose gold, reeded edge, engraved hunting case, roman numeral single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel spade hands, serial #2388392, 53.6g TW, c1890.
CONDITION: CASE: Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Very fine scratches on inner surface of case; Cuvette with small dent at pendant; Plastic crystal; Bezel with poorly finished repair; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 3:00, 7:00. HANDS: Oxidation, seconds. MOVEMENT PLATES: Very fine scratches on plate; A few tiny spots; Minor discoloration; Barrel with minor scratches; Regulator with specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Ticks briefly, setting functional, needs service.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $325

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Lot#: 492

DESCRIPTION: Elgin Watch Co., Elgin, Illinois, lady's gold pocket watch, 8 size, 15 jewels, stem wind and lever set gilt plate movement with lever escapement, cut bimetallic balance and gold timing screws in a 14 karat, rose gold, reeded edge, engine turned and engraved hunting case, and the name "Ella" on front cover, roman numeral single sunk white enamel dial, blued steel Breguet style hands, serial #1753801, 56.7g TW, c1885.
CONDITION: CASE: A few small, shallow dents; Cuvette with shallow dent; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Fine scratches on inner surface of case; Cover extends beyond 90 degrees when opened, front, 95 deg.; Crown replaced; Precious metal content marked. DIAL: Small edge chip at 11:00; Tiny flakes at center arbor. HANDS: Minute with minor oxide. MOVEMENT PLATES: Very fine scratches on plate; A few tiny spots and small loss to gilding at edge of top plate; A few specks of oxide on regulator; Barrel with minor staining. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running, setting lever can be withdrawn but does not engage setting.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $425

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Lot#: 493

DESCRIPTION: Hamilton Watch Co., Lancaster, Penn., "950B", 16 size, 23 jewels, stem wind, lever set, adjusted to 6 positions and temperature, damascened nickel plate movement with lever escapement, double roller and whiplash micrometric regulator in a yellow gold filled, screw back and bezel, open face case, with Arabic numeral, double sunk melamine dial, black steel spade and poker hands, serial #S20726, c1955
CONDITION: CASE: Band with dents at 2:30; Numerous dings and pin pricks; Fine scratches on outer surface of case; Inner surface of back with case screw gouge; Plastic crystal with scratches; Underside of bow with minor brassing. DIAL: Dial with minor checking and splits; Dial with small amount of crystal cement residue. HANDS: Good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Fine scratches on plate; Minor marks on balance cock beneath regulator; Winding wheels with fine scratches; Regulator assembly with a few specks of oxide. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Running order (winds, sets and ticks) ; Hairspring needs centering; Would benefit from service.
ESTIMATE: $300 - $400
PRICE SOLD: $350

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