New York, Park Avenue
29 October 1996
GLYCINE. A PLATINUM ART DECO SQUARE WRISTWATCH WITH FLEXIBLE LUGS
signed glycine watch co., circa 1930
With circular nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, mono-metallic balance, the silvered matt dial with blued steel hands, the square case with snap on back, black enamel Arabic and baton numerals on the bezel, fancy flexible lugs, movement signed.
25 mm. wide.
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