16 July 2003,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 940
GBP 700 - GBP 900
AN 18ct. GOLD FIVE POUND COIN WATCH
18-jewel lever movement (No.9060), eight adjustments, bimetallic compensation balance, snap on cover (No.12458), silvered dial with Arabic numerals, blued steel moon hands, case made from five pound coin of 1902, hinged and sprung cover, concealed release catch in the band, diameter 36mm.
This lot is sold with fitted case.
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