14 - 15 February 2001
Movado. An 18K gold keyless lever watch
Signed Movado, retailed by Hodgson, Kennard and Co., circa 1938
With nickel-finished lever movement, 17 jewels, bimetallic compensation balance, the gilt matt dial with baton numerals, subsidiary seconds, in circular case with engraved inscription to the reverse, case and movement signed by maker, dial signed by retailer
44 mm. diam.
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Anne Lindsay Clark presented this watch to her fiancee John A. Roosevelt. The engraved inscription reads, J.A.R. from A.L.C. June 18, 1938, which was the day they were married.
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