Important Collector's Wristwatches, P...

New York, Sep 24, 2003

LOT 121

Barraud's, Cornhill, London, No. 6983, hallmarked 1809-10.Fine, hunting-cased, 18K gold watch with special escapement.

USD 2,000 - 2,500

EUR 1,800 - 2,300

Sold: USD 2,300

C. three-body, "Consular", polished, fixed cuvette. D. off-white with radial Roman numerals, outer minute track, subsidiary seconds. "Spade" gold hands. M. Cal. 42 mm., hinged, frosted gilt, full plate with cylindrical pillars, fusée and chain, ruby duplex escapement, plain gilt balance with flat balance spring, single-footed balance cock.Dial and movement signed.Case punched by the case-maker William Webb (WW).Diam. 54 mm.

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Grading System
Grade: AA

Very good

Case: 3-11


Slightly worn

Movement: 3*


Overhaul recommended, at buyer's expense

Dial: 3-01


HANDS Original