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Lot 777 (The Watches Auction, 5th November 2019)

AN EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD POCKET WATCH

Sold for £1,100


Condition report

In good condition overall
General wear to case, scratches, small nicks and dents
Does not wind, key will not turn
Dial dirty
Hands slightly uneven in colour

 

EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD OPEN FACE KEY WIND POCKET WATCH,
the round white enamel dial with IMPROVED CHRONOGRAPH, 1/4589 to the centre, Roman numerals in black, three railroad outer tracks, the outermost with Arabic numerals, gold leaf hands, 54mm case with shield and buckle motif to the caseback, with full London hallmarks, 138g 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.