Lot 755 (The Watches Auction, 5th April 2020)

A GOLD FULL HUNTER POCKET WATCH

Estimate
£2,000 - £3,000
 

Buyer's premium: 24.00%

Live bidding


Condition report

General wear all over
Scratches and nicks consistent with use, small dents too, case appears to have had machined decoration which has worn mostly smooth
No key to test if working
Dirt and dust to dial, especially to edge of subsidiary dial
Hallmarks very worn to interior of case

 

EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD FULL HUNTER KEY WIND POCKET WATCH,
the round white enamel dial signed G. E. Mylne, with Roman numerals in black, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track in black, leaf hands, 47mm case, with full London hallmarks for 1855, movement cover also signed Mylne, 81g gross

The condition of watches offered at auction varies widely due to factors including age, possible restoration, repair and general wear and tear. Condition reports relate to watches’ condition at the time of inspection by McTear’s specialists, McTear’s cannot guarantee watches to function beyond that point. Watches are not tested in house for accuracy, duration or water tightness. Buyers should assume that all watches purchased will require regular servicing to be useable and reliable. If McTear’s have been unable to open a watch case safely then the completeness and functionality of the movement within cannot be commented on or guaranteed. McTear’s cannot offer any form of guarantee that movements and/or all component parts are original to any watch.