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Lot 814 (The Watches Auction, 24th September 2019)

A LADY'S MANUAL WIND WRIST WATCH

Sold for £380


Condition report

In worn condition
Wear to case and strap, small scratches
Dial with significant discolouration
Winding at present but does not tick
Hands can be set
Bracelet clasp not working
Lacking box and papers

 

LADY'S EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY GOLD MANUAL WIND WRIST WATCH,
signed Daphne movement, the round dial signed MAPPIN and with Arabic numerals in black, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track in black, blued steel hands, 20mm signed Dennison case with full Birmingham hallmarks for nine carat gold, on a mesh bracelet strap, the clasp marked 18CT, 23.9g gross

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