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3364T Marlborough
April 6, 2020 12:00PM - April 14, 2020 7:00PMCalender
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Steamship Pulaski Shipwreck S. I. Tobias & Co. 18kt Gold Open-face Watch

 
Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3364T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 06, 2020 12:00PM

Description:

Steamship Pulaski Shipwreck S. I. Tobias & Co. 18kt Gold Open-face Watch, Liverpool, wonderfully chased and engine-turned case retaining much of its detail, with what was originally a silvered or multicolored roman numeral dial that still shows the engraved floral center, and gilt hand set marking 11:05, minutes following the explosion, swing-out key-wind, key-set movement marked "S.T. Tobias & Co./Liverpool," with dust cover, interior case back markings "5725" below the 18 mark and partial retailer's hallmark depicting an eagle, dia. 48 mm, 94g.

Note: This watch, along with a recount of the disaster, was written up in an article in the Charlotte Observer, June 17, 2018, by Mark Price.
Estimate $12,000-15,000


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Keywords

S.T. Tobias, Tobias & Co., Mark Price, Charlotte