Lot 1078
Antique 14KT Gold and Enamel Presentation Open Face Pocket Watch, Elgin
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1912, stem wind and set, serial #16311023, seventeen jewels, the signed dial with black Arabic hour markers, outer minute register, subsidiary dial, and with blued steel moon hands, housed in a gold case of rectangular form with canted corners engraved "Honor / Quality / Service / Strength," back with enamel detailing and engraved presentation "Awarded to / G. A. Metcalfe / Leading Salesman / Of the World / Representing our Member / Coldwell Lawn Mower Co. / Rice / Leaders of the World / Association at New York / USA / June 26, 1915;" movement signed Lord Elgin and the mirrored back case stamped 14K / 395271.

2 x 1.75 in.; 12s

49.1 dwt.

From the Estate of Rita Barg, a long time antique dealer in New Bern, North Carolina

Good estate condition; some expected scratching to gold; dial with some discoloration; second hand with slight bend at tip; running at time of examination.