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Five Watches and a Pocket Thermometer/Compass

Auction:
3003M
Lot:
187
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3003M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 28, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Five Watches and a Pocket Thermometer/Compass, Continental, a pendant watch with enamel arabic numeral dial in an 18kt gold case with an enamel parrot on the case back, dia. 26 mm, 15 g; a 15-jewel Zenith in a silver hunter case with a floral design against a black ground and an associated heavy gold-plated chain; two unsigned movements, one with a floral decorated enamel dial in an engine-turned silver case; the other with a silver and copper dial with applied roman numerals in an engraved silver case, a Silvana with an arabic numeral and braille dial in a hunter case; and a case with a compass on one side and a dual scale thermometer with Fahrenheit and Reaumur scales on the other, dia. 45 to 59 mm.
Estimate $500-800

Dual tone dial and enamel back watches are currently running. Other watches tick but will not stay running. Thermometer mechanism needs adjustment.


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

China, Chinese culture, Chinese seal art, Ink, Japanese heraldry, Landscape painting, Seal, Silk, Visual arts, Willow