12 November 2007
Tiffany. An unusual 18K gold keyless lever purse watch and cigar cutter
Signed Tiffany & Co., No. 2777, movement signed Waltham Watch Co., circa 1915
With circular nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, the gilt matte dial with Roman numerals, in rectangular hinged case with a circular aperture and spring-loaded sliding cigar cutter to the upper half, inlaid black enamel initials HLE to the reverse, the crown released for setting the hands by sliding a lever in the band, case numbered, dial signed Tiffany & Co., movement signed Waltham Watch Co.
58 mm. wide
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