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Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
Nov 17, 2023
Victorian fold blue and black enamel pocket watch, white dial, Roman numeric markers, inside case stamped, "Remontoir Cylindre, 10 Rubies, 0.585, 65993", ten rubies, 14kt. yellow gold, 30i n. chain, not gold, 37.7 grams; inside back case stamped "Keystone 14k 244886", 14kt. white gold, Howard Watch Co. Boston, message engraved "to Lenny, dated August 22, 1930, monogram JJC", letters as numeric markers, "LEONARDGIARC", subdial, blue hands, on 28 in. chain, not gold, 86.9 grams; five round cut gemstones, stamped "12kt. gold filled locket", 12kt. yellow gold filled, monogram engraved on back "HHD", on chain 18 in. with 2-1/2 in. pendant drop, 33.0 grams
Provenance: Private Collection from Sapphire, North Carolina
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crystal is off both watches, Remontoir Cylindre was running during inspection, Howard was not working during inspection, one gemstone is missing from the locket, chain has kicks, obvious wear for the age of each item
Private Collection from Sapphire, North Carolina
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