A Swiss gold skeleton pocketwatch for the Russian market, with a Russian gold fob

last quarter 19th century

The manual wind pocket watch with hour, minute, and second hands, with sun and moon phase front and date and calendar hands on verso, with days of the week in Russian, the works apparently unsigned, the case with Swiss marks, the fob marked AK, St. Petersburg, before 1899.

Estimate $6,000-8,000

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