Lot 864 (Watches, 10th April 2018)
Sold for £200
In worn condition with general scratches all over.
In working condition at the present time; ticking.
Acrylic scratched and chipped around the edges.
Dust trapped under the acrylic.
Dial is marked.
Subsidiary dial is marked.
All hands intact; slightly rusted.
Caseback dented where the loop has been pressed against it.
Case is heavily scratched where this has previously been opened.
Inner case is heavily scratched and gouged where it has previously been opened.
WALTHAM U.S.A NINE CARAT GOLD OPEN FACE KEYLESS WIND POCKET WATCH the round white enamel dial with Arabic numerals in black, sunken subsidiary seconds at 6, railroad outer seconds track in black, blued steel spade hands, the 47mm case with full Birmingham hallmarks for 1874-75, brass winder, 88.7g gross, with purchase receipt dated 1925
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