210617 - “Watch Yourself” Horology, Jewelry & Coins
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Mvt: Running, excellent cosmetic mvt condition overall, two-tone color with mild reduction, some scattered small spots to plate surfaces, few small fine scratches, winding wheel with some areas of oxide, small patch of abrasion to concave portion of winding wheel; dial with some outer chapter hls, hl to lower portion of seconds-register, dial has hls at 11 and 5 in the outer section, hl in the seconds register, small edge chip under bezel at 1:30, some scattered fine and micro-fine scratches; fine hands with oxide, minute is missing a small bit of its tip; case with some play at its rear hinge and with rear hinge having a metal split running nearly the full length of the center hinge tube leaving it easily prone to greater problems, a short fracture to the reverse of its band at 6:30, a fine fracture to the perimeter of its rear at right side, case front and rear are closing securely but not seating flush to band in areas, bezel is a gold-filled replacement with some areas of wear to brass, case shows little wear, rippled appearance to front shield possibly indicative of past polishing to remove initials, dent to band at 10, some additional dings or mild dents elsewhere to band, thin gauge cuvette with prominent protruding rippled dent, numerous additional dents to cuvette, good overall engraving detail with some areas of mild reduction; tight replacement bow, crown shows little wear; good glass crystal with a few minuscule edge flakes.
APW - Illinois, Sangamo, 23J, 16S, 14K multicolor gold HC recase with majestic stag scene to rear, rose gold shield and surrounding multicolor leaves to front, gold cuvette, white enamel DS dial, SW-LS, fully capped lever escapement, capped third wheel, two-tone wavy ribbon pattern gilt and nickel damascene, s#1451939. Gross weight of assembled watch 63.4 dwt (98.5 g). A scarce watch, the total production of this Sangamo 23 jewel hunting case with two-tone ribbon pattern damascene is believed to be approximately 800 made.
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Current Bid: $1,500
Estimate: $1,300 - $1,600
Number Bids: 6
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