AUCTION : 210425

Horology & Jewelry Semi-Live Auction Event
Sunday, April 25th, 2021

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THIS IS A PARTIAL CATALOG as of 03/03/2021, subject to revision.
The full catalog will be published in early April.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we will not be able to have live bidders in attendance.
We will accept live online bidding and pre-arranged telephone bids.
Click on a category in the Category List below to see what we have completed so far.  (Newly added items are clearly marked.)

Lady s Pendant Watches

Stock#: JH48537

DESCRIPTION: LPW - Elgin, Dexter St, 7J, 10S, heavy 18K gold original M&W HC with spectacular black enamel and clear guilloche enamel idyllic lakeside chateau scene to front and floral scene to rear surrounded by ornately engraved foliate detail with black tracery enameling, scalloped band, bow with chain guards, mock crown serving only as a push to release case front, gold cuvette, white enamel SS dial with EWCo monogram, KWKS, gilt mvt, s#333550. Gross weight of assembled watch 50.4 dwt (78.4 dwt). A notably beautiful case with superb enamel detail.
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, fine cosmetic mvt condition overall, fine scratch between center and edge of main plate passing between “Natl” and “Watch” markings, some mild haze to gilt tone around center; dial with hls below seconds-register between 5 and 6, hl above seconds-register, light hl from center to 10:30; fair hands, hour with some marring of its tip, minute with a shortened tip and with oxide to the base of its spade; case shows hardly any wear, small ding to upper rear evident to inner surface of lid but with negligible external visibility, no dents, superb engraving detail, clear guilloche and black enameled central scenes are fully intact with only typical mild fine to micro-fine scratches, black tracery enamel perimeters are virtually fully present with only some minimal specks of loss; tight bow, mock crown shows very little wear; good glass crystal.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2400

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Stock#: JH48838

DESCRIPTION: LPW - Waltham, Am. Watch Co, 15J, 8S, 18K gold original AWCo HC with beautiful engine turning and engraving detail, front shield with initials, gold cuvette, original case paper inside rear, white enamel SS dial, SW-LS, nickel damascene, s#1969398. Comes as pictured with a 14K gold (tested) 24 inch rope style chain with 14K gold clasp and 18K gold spring-ring. Gross weight of assembled watch 46.2 dwt (71.8 g). Gross weight of 14K gold chain with 14K gold clasp and 18K gold spring-ring included 12.0 dwt (18.6 g).
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, excellent cosmetic mvt condition overall, scrape to visible portion of barrel; nearly flawless dial with small fine scratch to upper perimeter of seconds-register; excellent hands, minute with finish loss to tip; case shows virtually no wear, no dents or dings, superb crisp engine turning and engraving detail; tight bow, crown shows hardly any wear; good glass crystal. Chain shows very little wear.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2100

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Stock#: JH48381

DESCRIPTION: LPW - LeCoultre (unsigned, our attribution), Swiss, lady's miniature pendant watch, 27mm, 18K gold original HC with polychrome enamel scene to front of cupid and a young girl holding hands above a basket of flowers with three inset diamonds and standing on a ground of ten inset diamonds, gold cuvette, fancy white enamel dial with red numerals and gold foil decorations, SW-pin-set, cylinder escapement, 10J, gilt mvt, s#22520 and s#1085 both within case. Comes with a 50.5-inch 14K gold (tested) chain with a small replacement gold-filled spring-ring. Gross weight of assembled watch 13.8 dwt (21.4 g). Gross weight of chain 8.6 dwt (13.3 g). A notably beautiful example with charming case scene.
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, virtually mint cosmetic mvt condition overall, superb gilt tone, few small fine scratches; flawless dial; nearly mint hands; case shows hardly any wear, few mild small dings or nicks to rear, enamel detail is fully intact; bow pivots freely, crown shows hardly any wear; good glass crystal. Chain shows very little wear, spring-ring is a gold-filled replacement showing medium wear.
ESTIMATE: $1000 - $1600

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Stock#: JH48822

DESCRIPTION: LPW - Waltham, 15J, 6S, heavy 14K gold original HC, rear with an ornate "T" initial and an inset diamond at center, gold cuvette with 1892 presentation, white enamel DS dial with impressed center, SW-SS, nickel damascene, s#6013350. Comes as pictured with a fitted box marked to its interior for retailer Gurney Bros Co. of Brockton, Massachusetts. Gross weight of assembled watch 39.0 dwt (60.7 g).
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, virtually mint cosmetic mvt condition overall, bright lustrous surfaces with few minimal micro-fine scratches, oxide to case screws; dial with hl below seconds-register at 5:30, hl above seconds-register, perimeter hl between 10:30 and 12; excellent hands; case front opens somewhat short of 90 degrees, case shows very little wear, no dents or dings, excellent engraving detail; tight bow, crown shows very little wear; good glass crystal. Box in fine condition with exterior finish loss at corners.
ESTIMATE: $900 - $1200

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Stock#: JH48820

DESCRIPTION: LPW - Waltham, Riverside Maximus, 19J, Model 1890, 6S, 14K gold original HC with beautiful engraving detail, gold cuvette, white enamel DS dial with "Waltham A.W.W.Co." signature in script font characteristic to this mvt grade, SW-SS, lever escapement with capped escape wheel, diamond endstones on balance and escape wheel, ornate nickel damascene, s#7161495. Comes as pictured with an elegant fitted leather Waltham box. Gross weight of assembled watch 29.4 dwt (45.8 g). An excellent example of Waltham's finest quality 6 size watch, this Riverside Maximus Model 1890 is rare having been made in only a single production run of 500 movements.
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, nearly mint cosmetic mvt condition overall, bright lustrous surfaces, few micro-fine scratches, few small bits of oxide to regulator; dial with outer chapter fracture at 11:30, small fracture to lower-right corner of center section; fine-plus hands, oxide to spade and tip of minute; case shows hardly any wear, small dent to band at 7, few small nicks to rear, superb crisp engraving detail; tight bow, crown shows hardly any wear; clean plastic crystal. Box in fine condition showing typical exterior wear and some small spots of finish loss.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1100

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Stock#: JH48836

DESCRIPTION: LPW - Elgin, 7J, 0S, heavy 14K rose gold OF original Keller & Untermeyer case with spiraling fluted detail which flows continuously between broad bezel, band, and rear perimeter, gold cuvette, fancy white and light green enamel "skylight" style dial with two colors of gold foil decorations and green glass insets, SW-SS, gilt mvt, s#5283547. Gross weight of assembled watch 27.5 dwt (42.7 g). A notably beautiful example of a "skylight" style pendant watch.
CONDITION: Mvt: NR, fully wound, balance is gummy but will tick with a twist and some excess pressure held to crown, overhaul needed, excellent cosmetic mvt condition overall, mild haze to gilt surfaces; flawless dial; excellent hands with some mild oxide; case shows hardly any wear, no exterior dents or dings, cuvette with some dings and a crease type dent toward pendant side, excellent engraving detail, front hinge missing an end-cap; tight bow, crown shows very light wear; good glass crystal.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $1000

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Stock#: JH48835

DESCRIPTION: LPW - Elgin, 11J, 6S, 14K false box hinge original Dueber HC with beautiful engraving detail, front and rear with idyllic lakeside home scenes against a mountainous backdrop, rear with butterfly image at lower-center, gold cuvette, white enamel SS dial, SW-LS, nickel damascene, s#2509820. Gross weight of assembled watch 37.7 dwt (58.6 g).
CONDITION: Mvt: NR, fully wound, balance is gummy, overhaul needed, excellent cosmetic mvt condition overall, scattered micro-fine scratches; dial with hl above 4; fine hands, minute with oxide and bend to its tip, seconds-hand with finish loss and some oxide; case front requires nudge of assistance through the initial portion of its opening range before lift spring takes it unassisted the remainder of the way to fully opened, case shows hardly any wear, few small dings and nicks scattered to front and rear, superb engine turning and engraving detail, cuvette with scratch to its inner surface creating a crease type protrusion to its exterior at corresponding position; tight bow, crown shows very light wear; good glass crystal.
ESTIMATE: $700 - $950

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