Charles Frodsham & Co. 18kt Gold Open-face Chronograph Watch, 84 Strand, London, enameled roman numeral dial with outer minute division track, sunk seconds, blued spade hands with central chronograph hand, cuvette engraved in part "Fred M. McDean/To the Queen/Charles Frodsham & Co. Examined/Glendale, Ohio," stem-wind, pin-set movement with wolf's tooth winding, bimetallic balance with gold timing screws, and lever escapement, interior case stamped "B.Co.," dia. 49.5 mm, 97g.
Provenance: The estate of David G. Newsom.
winding setting and ticking at time of cataloging, chrono sets back to 0, Glue residue around sunk seconds dial edge. Small dust particles on dial.
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