Online Auction of a Watchmaking workshop

Geneva, Oct 01, 2020

LOT 3

American Waltham Watch Co.
8-day going marine chronometer, power-reserve; aluminium

CHF 1,200 - 1,400

EUR 1,150 - 1,350 / USD 1,350 - 1,600 / HKD 10,200 - 12,200

TO BE SOLD WITHOUT RESERVE

Sold: CHF 1,000

Aluminium, eight-day going, marine chronometer, subsidiary dial at 6 o’clock and one horological complication:
· 8-day power-reserve indication (sector at 3:30).


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Grading System
Case: 4-6-8

Fair

Slightly oxidized

Slightly scratched

Movement: 4**

Fair

Repair required, at buyer's expense

Dial: 4-01

Fair

HANDS Original

Brand American Waltham Watch Co., Waltham, Massachusetts (U.S.A.)

Model made for the U.S. Navy, No. 1 023

Year circa 1915

Movement No. 20 093 466

Case No. unnumbered

Caliber size 37s (model 1910), 25’’’, ¾ plate, two barrels, lever escapement, adjusted

Dimensions Ø 76 mm. (bezel)

Height 95 mm.

Width 130 mm.

Thickness 130 mm.

Notes

The movement used in this watch was produced at 774 000 examples, between 1910 and 1924.

CONDITIONS AND INFORMATION FOR BUYERS

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