AUCTION : 220501

Horology & Jewelry Live Auction Event
Sunday, May 1st, 2022

- No Reserves - No Buyer's Premium - No Sales Tax - No Online Bidding Fees -

To be held at the Doubletree by Hilton Manchester Downtown Hotel, 700 Elm St, Manchester NH.

Preview 8am-10:45am, Auction starts at 11am.


THIS IS A PARTIAL CATALOG as of 01/20/2022, subject to revision.

All are welcome to attend live, in person!
We will also accept live online bidding and pre-arranged telephone bids. 



Chronometers, Deck & Military Watches

Stock#: JH58196

DESCRIPTION: SHIPPING CHARGE WILL BE ADDED TO DOMESTIC INVOICES FOR THIS LOT; COST WILL BE $70-150 DEPENDING ON DESTINATION. Elgin, Model 600 marine chronometer, fusee-drive with spring detent escapement and 56-hour winding indicator, gimbaled brass tub set within a two tier mahogany box with Elgin signature plate, observation glass to upper side, outer mahogany box with Elgin signature plate, leather strap, silvered dial of approximately 4 inch diameter, KWKS, spring detent escapement with capped escape wheel, 14J, free-sprung Guillaume balance with helical Elginium hairspring, mvt marked "U.S. Navy, Bu. Ships" and with 1943 date, striped pattern nickel damascene, s#126 with matching serial number to dial.
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, good winding indicator function, nearly mint cosmetic mvt condition overall, few mild fine to micro-fine scratches; dial excellent in visible portion with few very small contact marks to surface, some edge scrape under bezel; seconds-hand is bent, other hands excellent; brass tub nearly mint with some fine scratches to rear, some scattered mild spotting; good glass crystal; gimbals excellent with good function, some scattered dark spots; inner box with good button latch function, scattered scratches; outer box is excellent showing very little wear, few minor dings, strap appears likely a replacement and shows light wear.
ESTIMATE: $1800 - $2800

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Stock#: JH58195

DESCRIPTION: SHIPPING CHARGE WILL BE ADDED TO DOMESTIC INVOICES FOR THIS LOT; COST WILL BE $70-150 DEPENDING ON DESTINATION. Hamilton, Model 21 marine chronometer, fusee-drive with spring detent escapement and 56-hour winding indicator, gimbaled brass tub set within a three tier brass bound mahogany box with plaque to front marked "Wade L. Nelms A 4 ZNY," outer mahogany box with white Hamilton signature plaque, leather strap, silvered dial of approximately 4 inch diameter, KWKS, spring detent escapement with capped escape wheel, 14J, mono-metallic free-sprung balance with helical Elinvar hairspring, striped pattern nickel damascene, s#6920 with matching serial number to dial.
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, nearly mint cosmetic mvt condition overall, few micro-fine scratches; dial excellent in visible portion with only some tiny surface spots and small areas of mild darkening, edge rub under bezel; excellent hands; brass tub with some scratches, few tarnish spots, areas of rub including rear, some mild finish loss in areas; good glass crystal; gimbals with good function, areas of finish loss and rub; inner box excellent with good button latch functions, some exterior scratches, brass furniture with ample finish loss, upper surface with crazing of lacquer finish throughout; outer box shows little wear, some dings, scratches and scrapes with majority to rear face, strap of a different style than typical and we believe is a likely replacement, strap shows light overall wear.
ESTIMATE: $1400 - $2000

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Stock#: JH58192

DESCRIPTION: SHIPPING CHARGE WILL BE ADDED TO DOMESTIC INVOICES FOR THIS LOT; COST WILL BE $70-130 DEPENDING ON DESTINATION. GUB Glashütte/SA, VEB Glashütter Uhrenbetriebe, marine chronometer, fusee-drive with spring detent escapement, 56-hour winding indicator and and break circuit attachment, gimbaled brass tub set within a two-tier wooden box with GUB signature plate and with sticker of handling warnings for this "Präzisionsinstrument" (precision instrument), observation glass to upper side, silvered dial of approximately 4 inch diameter, KWKS, spring detent escapement with capped escape wheel, possibly 14J, free-sprung bi-metallic balance with helical white metal hairspring, gilt damascene, s#6490 to dial with matching serial number to tub and box plaque.
CONDITION: Mvt: Running, good winding indicator function, fair cosmetic mvt condition overall, sizable discolored spot to main plate adjacent balance wheel, additional scattered lesser spots elsewhere; dial with some scattered surface spots and mild darkening in areas; fine hands, hour and minute with oxide, minute with some vertical bend; tub shows light wear, overall darkening, few fine scratches; gimbals with good function, overall darkening; box with good button latch function though front lid needs a bit of forward pressure as closing to align properly, box shows little wear, few scratches and nicks, good observation glass.
ESTIMATE: $600 - $1200

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