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George III 22kt Gold Pair Case Open Face Pocket Watch, John Welldon

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2515B
Lot:
225
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Auction:
Fine Jewelry - 2515B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

George III 22kt Gold Pair Case Open Face Pocket Watch, John Welldon, London, 1808, the guilloche dial with Arabic numeral indicators, enclosing verge fusee signed movement no. 923, within elaborate repousse case depicting Aeneas bidding farewell to Dido, 40 mm, (repousse worn, pair case unmarked).
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Bow is rose gold. Pair case has evidence of wear, repousse is quite worn and there are tears at the top near bow and by the outline of the queen's face, repair to push piece, push piece with dings. Crystal with scratches, some deeper than others, and tarnish to dial. Dents to reverse of watch case. The hands set, but we cannot wind the watch.

Keywords

George III, John Welldon, London, Dido, Clocks, Movement, Pocket watch, Watches

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