• Important Watches  auction at Christies

    Sale 2212

    Important Watches

    15 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 90

    JAMES MCCABE. AN 18K GOLD, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL HUNTER CASE KEY WOUND DUPLEX POCKET WATCH

    SIGNED J. MCCABE, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 04711, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    JAMES MCCABE. AN 18K GOLD, DIAMOND AND ENAMEL HUNTER CASE KEY WOUND DUPLEX POCKET WATCH
    SIGNED J. MCCABE, ROYAL EXCHANGE, LONDON, MOVEMENT NO. 04711, CIRCA 1800
    Three quarter plate gilt-finished duplex movement, mono-metallic balance, chased and engraved gilt dial with scroll and foliate design, engined-turned chapter ring, Roman numerals, subsidiary seconds, polished case, front and back covers with turquoise blue enamel background, enhanced by diamonds, movement signed, case stamped A.S.
    38mm diam.


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Leopold Metzenberg (Executive, Sears, Roebuck & Co.)
    Gift to present owner, 1952