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18k Albert Potter 35.7 mm diameter across the off set hinged solid gold hall marked 18k hunting case ~ fancy initials adorn the front & rear ~ topped off by a stiff gold bow with chain guard ~ press the crown & the front cover springs open to a fairly crisp 90 degrees ~ clear glass crystal ~ deep blue steel breguet moon hands ~ the enamel signed dial features vines around the roman hour markers ~ stem wind / lever set (must hold lever while setting the time) ~ the watch is in good running order & keeps close time over a 24 hour period though i do not guarantee timekeeping ~ the high grade nickel damakeened movement lies under a display crystal to allow for viewing without exposing it to the elements ~ wolf's teeth winding wheels ~ jeweled through the center with cap jewels over the pallet & escape wheel = 21 jewels ~ two part pallet & platinum mean time screws with gold timing screws ~ certainly well above & beyond the typical watch made in ladies sizes.... signed Albert Potter & co ~ Geneva serial number 416 ~ albert potter's trademark chronometer balance is stamped into the case rear ~ you would the albert potter box that houses this beauty was made for it alas it is marked #413 under Albert Potter's trademark on the purple silk box lid ~ that actually can be pulled forward to reveal an authentic Albert Potter business card ~ the back exterior of the box has mother of pearl inlaid on the top ~ there is a crack across both the top & the bottom of the box it it is still quite functional ~ besides charles fasoldt, albert potter is credited with being one of america's premier watchmakers ~ whose watches today will bring six figures & who died like many other watchmakers, a poor man... i can only point to the nawcc's museum where movement #403 lives ~ i would say much less common than the AP , chronometer or repeater watches sold by potter ~ truly a collector's item certain to be enjoyed!

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    18k Albert Potter

    Estimate $10,000 - $12,000Jun 21, 2018
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