Lot 800 (The Watches Auction, 26th February 2019)
Sold for £600
Ticking at the present time.
In worn condition.
Dial chipped at the 7 hour marker.
Hairline crack to the centre.
Both hands intact.
EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD OPEN FACE KEY WIND POCKET WATCH,
the round enamel dial with Roman numerals in black, outer seconds track with Arabic numerals, 46mm case, with full London hallmarks for 1859-60, 99g gross
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