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Lot 814 (The Watches Auction, 2nd July 2019)

A NINE CARAT GOLD FULL HUNTER WATCH AND CHAIN

Sold for £950


Condition report

Good overall, scratches all over case consistent with age and use
Glass with marks
Dial with dirt and dust
Back case lip to open- bent, case does not close flush
Does not wind or tick

 

NINE CARAT GOLD FORREST OF LONDON FULL HUNTER KEY WIND POCKET WATCH,
the round white enamel dial with Roman numerals in black, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track in black, leaf hands, ornate engraving featuring thistle motifs to the 54mm case, with full Chester hallmarks for 1907-8, 125g gross; along with a curb link watch chain, with T bar and dog clip clasp, with Masonic fob, approximately 50g (2)

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.