Lot 764 (The Watches Auction, 5th April 2020)
Both watches in very worn condition
Helvetia with damage and discolouration to the dial, not ticking, hands can be set
Other watch with general wear, dial discoloured winds and ticks, hands can be set
LADY'S HELVETIA MID TWENTIETH CENTURY NINE CARAT GOLD QUARTZ WRIST WATCH,
on a nine carat gold bracelet strap, 10.5g gross, along with an early twentieth century nine carat gold watch, on a leather strap, in box, and a partial nine carat gold bracelet strap, 4g (3)
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