10-31-2015 10-31-2015
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2857M Marlborough
October 31, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Harrison Gray Otis Family 18kt Gold Watch

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


Harrison Gray Otis Family 18kt Gold Watch, John McFarlane, Boston, No. 505, c. 1802, Roman numeral dial with brass hands, the engine-turned outer case with rose gold dial bezel inscribed with repair dates inside Harrison Gray Otis 2nd, 1810/Harrison Gray Otis 3rd/1873/Harrison Gray Otis 4th/1884, opening to the main case inscribed with Harrison Gray Otis dates as above, case hallmarks, TH, 18, and 1802 London hallmark, full plate chain fusee, verge escapement movement inscribed Jn. MacFarlane/Boston/505, three-arm steel balance, finely pierced balance cock with grotesque mask and extended foot, diamond endstone and silvered regulating dial, watch paper inscribed William Bond & Son/opposite the Exchange Coffee House/Congress Street/Boston, dia. 53 mm, 144 g.
Estimate $7,000-10,000

Dial with minor hairlines, hands repaired, movement ticks when wound but not tested for extended period of time.

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John McFarlane, William Bond, London