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Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
3147M Marlborough
October 5, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

F.B. Adams & Sons 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch and Chain

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3147M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 05, 2018 10:00AM


F.B. Adams & Sons 18kt Gold Hunter Case Watch and Chain, London, mid-19th century, enameled porcelain dial with blued-steel hands, and sunk seconds, cuvette engraved "Adjusted to heat and cold," plate marked "F.B. Adams & Sons/No. 73404/London," with bimetallic balance, key-wind, chain fusee movement, housed in an engraved floral decorated case, dia. 54 mm, 157g.

Note: This watch reportedly belonged to Fredrick Huntington Gillet, Massachusetts Senator and Speaker of the House between 1879-1931.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

stem release and bow off but present, not running.
Chain 18kt gold, 40.5g.
Watch 157g.

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Fredrick Huntington Gillet, Case, London