Two M.J. Tobias Open-face Watches, Liverpool, one with silvered roman numeral dial with engraved eagle and shield, sunk seconds, and gilt hands, case back with similar eagle engraving, engraved cuvette, key-wind and key-set cylinder escapement movement; and a roman numeral porcelain dial with sunk seconds and blued hands, engine-turned case back with unmarked shield, cuvette engraved "Patent Lever/no. 23868/Full Jeweled," scroll plate key-wind, key-set movement marked "M.J. Tobias."
both watch cases test 14kt gold, eagle dial example winding, setting and ticking, porcelain dial watch has broken balance staff and crystal is off and has bent minute hand, 79g for porcelain dial watch, 45g for eagle dial.
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