Lot 764 (The Watches Auction, 15th January 2019)

A CONVERTED GOLD FOB WATCH

Sold for £200


Condition report

Not in working order; has been overwound.
In well worn condition.
Multiple large dents to the edge of the case.
Acrylic scratched.
Dial discoloured and marked.
Rust showing on hands and stem.
Bracelet twisted at the lug. Links dented.


 

NINETEENTH CENTURY CONTINENTAL GOLD CONVERTED KEYLESS WIND FOB WATCH,
the round gold coloured dial with central engraved section, Roman numerals in black, dot outer seconds track, black leaf hands, 28mm case with engraving to the caseback, marked 14K, on a later bracelet strap marked 9CT, 31g gross

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