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Lot 831 (The Watches Auction, 2nd July 2019)

AN EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD POCKET WATCH

Sold for £1,200


Condition report

Very good overall, scratches and nicks consistent with age and use
Dial with dirt and dust
Very dirty to interior
Very stiff to wind
Ticking at present
Hands have not been set in house
Ring to winder missing

 

EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD HALF HUNTER KEYLESS WIND POCKET WATCH,
signed TR Russell to the movement cover, the round white enamel dial with Roman Numerals in black, outer seconds track in black with Arabic numerals, blued steel leaf hands, centre stop sections hands, 50mm case, with Roman numerals enamelled in black along with an inner railroad seconds track also in black, with full Chester marks to the caseback interior, approximately 130g 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.