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Two Gold Elgin Open Face Watches

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 31, 2015 10:00AM

Description:

Two Gold Elgin Open Face Watches, Illinois, c. 1885, both 15-jewel, grade 86, stem-wind, lever-set movements, with porcelain dials marked Elgin Nat'l Watch Co., one with Arabic numerals, No. 1646324, in an engine-turned 18kt gold case, dia. 52 mm, 136 g., the other with Roman numeral dial, No. 701442, in an engraved 14kt gold case, dia. 52 mm, 132 g.
Estimate $300-500

Watches tick but do not stay running. Wear to the engine turning on the 18kt case.



The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

8, Arabic numerals, Numerals, Roman numeral analysis, Watches