11.6 Unusual Silver Waltham with a Gold Inlay GRIZZLY BEAR on the Case. Open Face. 58mm. Stem Wound / Stem Set. Circa 1888


Movement – the gilt full plate lever movement has a micrometer regulator and is signed “P S Bartlett, Waltham, Mass” # 3981369. The movement is in 95% mint condition

Case – the movement comes in a 3 oz coin silver case which has a screw off bezel and the movement swings out from the front. The case is decorated on the back with a very unusual scene of a Grizzly bear in gold inlay. The bear is highly detailed with fir, claws and teeth. The rest of the case has a smooth plain finish and is in 90% mint condition – some small dings and scratches but still a very rare case

Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of blue steel hands and is signed “American Waltham W Co”. The dial is in 85% mint condition – a hairline on the 4-5 and a chip on the sub seconds dial. The watch has a heavy bevelled mineral glass

 
£850 including shipping -