Lot 14: Farr Spindle Pocket Watch, England, c. 1850
October 21, 2016
Berlin, Berlin, GermanyLive Auction
Farr spindle pocket watch
England, c. 1850
Key wind-up, hour
White enamel dial, black hands
Watch case of gold plated brass
Protective case of gold plated brass coated with fish skin
Movement no. 1
Caseback with initials engraving
Case diameter: 41 mm; Height: 24 mm
Total weight: 77 g
Dial with cracks on enamel, enamel break at 8 o’clock, minute-hand is missing
Watch case with corrosion
Movement slightly loose in casing
Functional, overall worn, age-related condition with traces of wear
During in house testing the watch was functional. Long-term precision and regularity cannot be guaranteed.
Size and weight may deviate from the manufacturer’s indication. All watches are hand-measured and weighed. Overhaul recommended at buyer’s expense.
Should this lot contain property from endangered species, these elements will not be shipped. This only applies to prospective non-EU customers if a species conservation certificate is missing.
0 – mint condition
1 – very good condition with minimal traces of wear
2 – good condition with minor traces of wear
3 – good condition with traces of wear
4 – worn condition with substantial traces of wear
5 – well worn condition with substantial damages to dial, casing or movement
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