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Charles Taylor & Son 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch

Auction:
2857M
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Charles Taylor & Son 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch, 45 St. John's Square, London, No. 15536, engraved and chased case hallmarked 18 (with a crown), S.B, 15536, and with a presentation inscription by the Directors of the Clay Street Wharf Company to Henry A. Breed, President, porcelain Roman numeral dial signed by maker and numbered, blued-steel hands and sunk seconds, engraved cuvette opens to the three-quarter gilt plate key-wind and set movement marked by maker as above, lever escapement and bi-metallic balance with diamond endstone, dia. 53 mm, 152.8 g.
Estimate $800-1,200

Movement runs with two turns of winding, base metal showing through on pendant crown, overall very good condtion


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

Charles Taylor, Henry A. Breed, Case, London, Escapements, Lever escapement