Petersens Ltd, Christchurch NZ, a gentleman's 18 carat gold wristwatch
, the three piece hinged case hallmarked London 1910, no.756, the white enamel dial with black Roman numerals and blued steel spade hands, the 15 jewel three quarter plate English lever movement no. 259268, with bimetallic split balance with overcoil balance spring, pointed tooth escape wheel and tangential pallets, and regulator index on the balance cock, the outer cover engraved with a monogram, the inner with a presentation inscription reading 'From Mother, 21st May 1919'
, the case 42mm including lugs, on a black lizard strap
Movement functioning. Very little wear.
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Sold for £950
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