Lot 769 (Watches, 25th September 2018)
Sold for £260
Key present doesn't fit the watch. Unable to test if working.
Glass is loose, bezel is bent. Doesn't close over properly.
Both hands intact.
Dial heavily scratched.
VICTORIAN EIGHTEEN CARAT GOLD OPEN FACE KEY WIND POCKET WATCH,
the round gold dial with Roman numerals in black, central engraved area of decoration, spade hands, 40mm case with engraving to the caseback, with London hallmarks for 1865-66, 56.5g gross
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