16 August 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 446
GBP 250 - GBP 350
An 18ct gold open faced rack lever pocket watch, Litherland Davies & Co, Liverpool, No. 7894.
enamel dial with Roman numerals, gilt brass fusee movement with flat steel balance, case with engine turned decoration and milled band, 45mm.
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