Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0002
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!

Please note that this lot has a confidential reserve. When you leave a bid in advance of the auction, submit your maximum. The bidder who has submitted the highest bid wins the lot, provided the bid exceeds the reserve price.

  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $24.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Foreign shipping rates are determined by destination.
  • Location: This item ships from New Jersey

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Buyer's Premium

    • 15%

    18k Albert Potter

    Estimate $10,000 - $12,000Jun 21, 2018
    Shipping & Payment
    $24 shipping to contiguous United StatesAsk for international & combined shipping rates
    BitcoinVisaMasterCardAmerican ExpressDiscover
    Ships from verified Jasper52 seller #54826 in New Jersey
    Shop all from this seller
    101 Avenue of the Americas
    Suite 900
    New York, NY 10013
    United States
    Ask a Question|