Sun, 28th Nov 2021 15:30

The Watches Auction

 
  Lot 737
 

A LATE 18TH CENTURY GOLD CASED POCKET WATCH

Sold for £280


Condition Report

Very heavily worn condition. Please see additional images for indication of condition. Balance wheel does swing but not completely unimpaired, does not appear to be set completely horizontally.  Condition issues throughout, in need of overhaul.  Additional images provided.

 

LATE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY GOLD CASED POCKET WATCH,
the round enamel dial with Roman hour markers, outer seconds track in black, 41mm case, not including outer cases, marks indistinct, tests as gold, with leather bound gold plated outer casing

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.

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