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Lot 762 (The Watches Auction, 26th February 2019)

THREE VARIOUS WATCHES

Sold for £160


Condition report

GENTLEMAN'S:


Ticking at the present time.
In heavily worn condition.
Case scratched and dented.
Dial and acrylic heavily discoloured.
All hands intact.
Crown intact; doesn't sit flush to the case. Hands changing.


PANTHER:
Not in working condition at the present time - has been overwound.
In well worn condition.
Scratched and discoloured.
Acrylic scratched.
Dial marked.
All hands and markers intact.
Crown discoloured; hands able to change.
Strap worn and discoloured.
Clasp in working order.


BENSON:
Ticking at the present time.
Case scratched and dented.
Acrylic scratched.
Dial spotted and discoloured.
All hands and markers intact.
Tip of the minute hand rusted.
Bracelet twisted.

 

GENTLEMAN'S ART DECO NINE CARAT GOLD MANUAL WIND WRIST WATCH,
the tonneau dial with black Arabic hour markers, subsidiary dial at 6, 26mm case, lacking strap; along with a lady's nine carat gold manual wind example, the round white dial bearing the name J.W Benson, with applied gold coloured Arabic hour markers, square 22mm case, on an expanding bracelet strap; along with a lady's nine carat gold Panther example, the round white dial with applied baton hour markers, the 16mm case on a leaf motif bracelet strap marked 375 to the clasp, each lacking box and papers (3)

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.