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    Sale 2392

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    29 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2586

    WALTHAM. A RARE 18K GOLD HUNTER CASE CHRONOGRAPH KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH WITH WOERDS PATENTED MOVEMENT

    SIGNED A.W.CO., WALTHAM, NO. 1621418, CIRCA 1881

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    WALTHAM. A RARE 18K GOLD HUNTER CASE CHRONOGRAPH KEYLESS LEVER POCKET WATCH WITH WOERDS PATENTED MOVEMENT
    SIGNED A.W.CO., WALTHAM, NO. 1621418, CIRCA 1881

    With nickel-finished lever movement, screwed chatons, bi-metallic compensation balance, engraved with "Woerds patent", Patented Oct 3 1876 and Sept 28 1880, Patented in England Aug 6 1880, under gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer Arabic five minute divisions, blued steel hands, subsidiary seconds, in decorative box hinged case with finely engraved borders, chronograph button in the band, case, dial and movement signed
    51 mm. diam.


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    US$4,000-6,000
    EUR3,000-4,000