Lot 756 (Watches, 25th September 2018)
Sold for £600
No key present to test if working.
In heavily worn condition.
Bezel is bent.
Case dented and bashed.
Dial is dirty and heavily marked.
All hands intact; have started to rust.
Covers don't close properly.
Personal inscription to the movement cover reads 'Presented to Mr Robert Murray, By the Partick United FreeHigh Church Choir, in recognition of 17 years faithful service, 18th December, 1902'
VICTORIAN EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD FULL HUNTER KEY WIND POCKET WATCH,
the round white dial with John Forrest London to the dial, with Roman numerals in black, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track in black, 53mm case with Chester hallmarks for 1902-3 to the caseback interior, with engraved monogram to the front case, 125g gross
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