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James Stoddard 18kt Gold Open-face Watch

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

James Stoddard 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, London, c. 1860, No. 14689, engraved gold-tone dial with applied Roman numerals, key-wind, key set, chain fusee movement marked James Stoddard, St. John's Square, London, regulated by a lever escapement with a solid three-arm balance, in an 18kt gold swing-out case, dia. 40 mm, 46 g.
Estimate $200-400

Watch is currently running. Crystal is loose.


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

James Stoddard, Clockmakers, Daniel Quare, Escapements, Fusee, Lever escapement, Stoddard, Watch, London