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Lot 0484
An open face pocket watch by Les Frères Esquivillon & De Choudens. Yellow metal case with white stone set bezel and a portrait depicting the profile of a gentleman to case back. Signed key wind full plate fusee and chain movement with verge escapement and pierced balance cock. White enamel dial with Roman numeral hour markers, outer Arabic numeral timing divisions. 39mm. 52gms.

Condition

  • Movement is not currently functioning.
  • Movement is worn with some surface rust and noticeable scratches and marks visible to the naked eye.
  • Dial appears to be in a poor condition with noticeable marks and damage to the enamel. Many cracks are visible.
  • Hands show noticeable tarnishing, discolouration and signs of rust.
  • Glass has noticeable scuffs and multiple scratches.
  • Case shows noticeable scratches, marks and dints. Some tarnishing, mostly to the case back. This case tests as 17ct.
  • Hinges appear intact with some evidence of repair.
  • Crown has noticeable scratches and dinting.
  • Fellows uses a Thermo Scientific Nitron Handheld XRF Analyser to test metals. This technology is limited to examining metal to a depth of approximately 8 microns.
  • Fellows does not guarantee the standard of gold or platinum unless an item is hallmarked. Results from electronically tested items should only be used as a guide and with caution, as false readings are possible.

    This lot does not come with box or papers.

    Fellows do not guarantee the working order or accuracy of any lots sold.

    Due to opening of the case back we recommend this watch is re-sealed by an authorised technician to ensure any stated water resistance is retained.

    Please see the Important Notices for Purchasers in our catalogue and online for any additional considerations that may affect this lot.

    If you should have further queries regarding this lot, please do not hesitate to contact the Watch Department on 0121 212 5506 or at watches@fellows.co.uk

  • Starting Bid

    £260.00

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    • 28%

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    Auction Curated By:
    Laura Bishop
    Watches & Watch Parts
    Augusta House
    19 Augusta Street
    Birmingham, B18 6JA
    United Kingdom
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