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Lot 75: Antique Gold, Blue Guilloche Enamel and Diamond Lapel Watch, Foster & Co.
October 19, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Antique Gold, Blue Guilloche Enamel and Diamond Lapel Watch, Foster & Co.
18 kt., topped by a scrolled floral motif, centering one old European-cut diamond approximately .20 ct., supporting a watch with a pierced floral motif outer case, accented by 11 small old-mine cut diamonds, opening to reveal a blue guilloche enamel cuvette, the reverse centering an off-white dial with gold-tone Arabic numerals and railroad track indicator, filigree hands and subsidiary seconds dial, diameter approximately 26 mm., movement and dial signed Foster & Co., movement no. 1102088, cuvette no. 923416, case no. 823416, with personal engraving, circa 1900, watch detachable.
The movement is currently running, but is not guaranteed to be in working order.
Diamonds: H-I-mostly VS, several SI.
Blue guilloche enamel: good condition.
Rich yellow gold color. Nice gold work.
Good condition. Diameter of case 1 1/16 inches. 2 1/2 x 1 1/8 inches.
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