Lot 689: Switzerland, for Ratel, Paris, silver pocket watch with Stations of the Cross dial, 10 jewels, stem wind and pin set gilt bar movement with cylinder escapement in a sterling silver, hinged back and bezel, open face case with repousse style ornament,

R.O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC

October 23, 2016, 10:00 AM EST
Manchester, NH, US
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Description: Switzerland, for Ratel, Paris, silver pocket watch with Stations of the Cross dial, 10 jewels, stem wind and pin set gilt bar movement with cylinder escapement in a sterling silver, hinged back and bezel, open face case with repousse style ornament, and Roman numeral white enamel dial with brief descriptions of each station, unusual blued steel hands and gilt station indicator, serial #12232, 45mm, c1880.
Condition Report: CASE: Minor dents and bends; Minor scratches on outer surface of case; Minor scratches on inner surface of case; Hinges with wear and minor damage; Gaps at band when closed; Cover extends beyond 90 degrees when opened, back, 95 deg.; Crown and stem detached, but present; Setting pin absent. DIAL: Hairlines in enamel, light, 3:00, 11:00; Minor flakes at edge. HANDS: Good. MOVEMENT PLATES: Minor scratches on plate; Scratches on ratchet wheel; One barrel bridge screw missing; Barrel dirty; Specks of dirt / dust. MOVEMENT FUNCTION: Not running, missing hairspring and staff.
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Shipping: SHIPPING: We use several companies to ship clocks that provides services worldwide:

The local UPS Store managed by Michael Withrow, phone number (603) 434-9899, e-mail store4686@theupsstore.com,

Pakmail managed by Joann Godin, 55 Crystal Ave, Unit 7, Derry, NH 03038, 603-434-1801, email us222@pakmail.org

Parcel Room managed by Jeff Ballantyne, 1465 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801  (603) 431-4205, email info@ParcelRoom.com

Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches. Hand delivery specialists are listed below:

> Mr. Scott Salzarulo, 200 W. Housatonic, #20, Pittsfield, MA 413-212-1252
> Ms. Wendy Buckus, 64 Hutchins, Concord, NH, 03301, 603-491-5199 nwtransport@aol.com
> Mr. Scott Cousins, 93 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, scottcousins22@aol.com (978) 491-9353

PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: Purchases by absentee bidders, phone bidders or internet bidders may not be picked up sooner than 6 business days following the sale. If you or your agent/friend would prefer to pick up personally from our office in Windham, NH purchases, an appointment can be arranged. Please plan to settle your account at time of pick up. Items left in our custody for over 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a storage fee of $10 per item per week, which must be paid before items are released. You should still plan to settle your account within 15 days of the auction. Items bid online through Invaluable CANNOT BE PICKED UP AT THE AUCTION HALL THE WEEKEND OF THE SALE.
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Shipping Information: SHIPPING: We use several companies to ship clocks that provides services worldwide:

The local UPS Store managed by Michael Withrow, phone number (603) 434-9899, e-mail store4686@theupsstore.com,

Pakmail managed by Joann Godin, 55 Crystal Ave, Unit 7, Derry, NH 03038, 603-434-1801, email us222@pakmail.org

Parcel Room managed by Jeff Ballantyne, 1465 Woodbury Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801  (603) 431-4205, email info@ParcelRoom.com

Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches. Hand delivery specialists are listed below:

> Mr. Scott Salzarulo, 200 W. Housatonic, #20, Pittsfield, MA 413-212-1252
> Ms. Wendy Buckus, 64 Hutchins, Concord, NH, 03301, 603-491-5199 nwtransport@aol.com
> Mr. Scott Cousins, 93 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, scottcousins22@aol.com (978) 491-9353

PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: Purchases by absentee bidders, phone bidders or internet bidders may not be picked up sooner than 6 business days following the sale. If you or your agent/friend would prefer to pick up personally from our office in Windham, NH purchases, an appointment can be arranged. Please plan to settle your account at time of pick up. Items left in our custody for over 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a storage fee of $10 per item per week, which must be paid before items are released. You should still plan to settle your account within 15 days of the auction. Items bid online through Invaluable CANNOT BE PICKED UP AT THE AUCTION HALL THE WEEKEND OF THE SALE.
Buyer's Premium: The Buyer's Premium through Invaluable, Ebay and Auction Zip is 18% plus the 5% fee for a total of 23%.
Condition Information: CONDITION REPORTS: We do our best to identify restoration, alteration or other condition issues in the condition report. We shall not be held liable for failure to do so. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILTY OF THE BUYER TO CONFIRM CONDITION PRIOR TO BIDDING. If the lot description includes the words "as found" or "as is" the item is sold without any guarantees. All lots containing multiple items are considered in "AS IS" condition and cannot be returned. General maintenance items such as broken suspension springs, broken or missing weight cords, & missing keys are not mentioned. Most clocks and watches will require cleaning and service after purchase. All costs associated with this are the reponsibility of the client. Dimensions are approximate.
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