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Lot 349: A Fine and Rare Antique Gold Openface Chronograph Minute Repeater Pocket Watch, by Dent, circa 1904

 

Hammer Price
$10,000 CAN

 

Gilt three-quarter plate lever movement, bi-metallic compensation balance, open-face, white porcelain dial, black Roman numerals, two subsidiary dials indicating constant seconds and 60-minute register, blued steel spade hands, monogram on caseback, in 18k gold, with English hallmarks for London

Dimensions: 54 mm
Weight: 165.8 grams
The case and movement numbered 54911
The cuvette engraved: 'In sincere appreciation from Garfield Weston 1942'
Monogram, from left to right: FSW
The watch has a 1904 London hallmark for 18K, and "RN" possibly for Robert Benson North, Nicole Nielsen & Co
The dial, crystal and case in very good condition for age, with light surface wear on case
The movement observed to wind, set and run, the chronograph and minute repeater working normally at the time of cataloguing, the crown feels very stiff when adjusting the time (requires servicing)


Condition reports are provided as a courtesy to clients and are a qualified subjective opinion only. All items are sold ‘as is’.

AUCTION ESTIMATE
November 2019 10,000 – 14,000
7,800 – 10,920
6,500 – 9,100
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