JULES JURGENSEN. A FINE AND HISTORIC 18K GOLD HUNTER CASE KEYWOUND LEVER WATCH PRESENTED TO CAPTAIN P.E. WESTMAN OF THE SWEDISH SHIP THOR BY PRESIDENT JAMES BUCHANAN

Lot №: 37793
Estimate: $5,000 - 7,000
11 June 2004
Sold price
$5 975

Description

Jules Jurgensen. A fine and historic 18K gold hunter case keywound lever watch presented to Captain P.E. Westman of the Swedish ship Thor by President James BuchananSigned Jules Jurgensen, Copenhagen, No. 7617, circa 1858 With nickel-finished jewelled lever movement, bimetallic compensation balance, engraved presentation inscription to the gold cuvette, the white enamel dial with Roman numerals, outer minutes track, moon-style hands, large subsidiary seconds, the circular case with ribbed band, engine-turned front lid and hinged back, case numbered, dial and movement signed55 mm. diam.