Lot 790 (The Watches Auction, 2nd July 2019)
Sold for £1,300
Ticking at the present time
Start, stop, flyback not in working order.
Slight scratches and nicks to the case.
Crystal in fair condition.
Dial in good condition.
All hands intact.
Crown intact; hands and date changing.
Strap in fairly worn condition.
GENTLEMAN'S BAUME AND MERCIER CAPELAND STAINLESS STEEL AUTOMATIC WRIST WATCH,
the round white dial with Arabic numerals, subsidiary dials at 3 and 9, date aperture between 4 and 5, outer seconds track in black, blued steel hands, 44mm case with transparent caseback, with 65689 and 5869262 to the edge, on a black leather strap, lacking box and papers
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