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9K Gold Watch by Thos. Russell & Son and a Gilt Metal Hunter Case by Als. Elniger

Auction:
2502
Lot:
458
Sold for:
$356$300

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2502
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 01, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

9K Gold Watch by Thos. Russell & Son and a Gilt Metal Hunter Case by Als. Elniger, Liverpool, and Switzerland, the Thomas Russell example, stem wound 3/4 plate movement probably by the Lancashire Watch Company, serial #301,360, 7-jewel English lever, bi-metallic balance with overcoil hairspring, white enameled dial signed by maker, the other, a Swiss fake with 3/4 plate going barrel movement with poising screws on balance, white enameled dial with black chapters, gilt minute hand, gilt metal engine turned hunting case with cast foliate band.
Estimate $250-350

Keywords

Case, Gilt Metal Hunter, Russell, gilt metal engine, Lancashire Watch Company, Balance spring, Clocks, Horology, Movement, Time, Watches