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1696: Gents Moeris Hunter, Quite Slim, ca. 1940


Gross weight 63g
Accessories: none
Case: 2304093, trademark: buffalo (G. Rau Pforzheim) - Walz-Gold-Doublé 40 Mikron, Garantie 20 Jahre - 40µm  rolled gold plated, plastic crystal, pushed bezel, hinged back, hinged dust cover, D=50mm, H=9mm
Dial: Moeris - gold plated, two-tone effect, sunk sub second, enamelled digits and markers
Movement: Moeris, 17D - calibre Moeris 17'''D, gold plated, 15 jewels, stem wind and set, Swiss lever escapement, bimetallic screw balance, Breguet hairspring
Condition: C1, D0, M1

Slim?
A 3.45mm high movement was even 80 years ago no real sensation, but with Breguet hairspring it is already a bit closer. Considering that a hand set, a crystal, and three rugged lids were added, a 9mm high hunter is at least extraordinary.

40µm
The scrap value of a gilt pocketwatch case is commonly underestimated. A hunter has three lids with big areas, and actually some gold comes on the scale. Assuming here that only the outer surfaces have a 40µm thick gold layer, and the rest only 10µm,  then a fineness of 14K and a gold price of EUR 47.00 per gramm would already give a gold value of ca. EUR 129.00. No surprise though that so many orphaned movements are circulating on the market.

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Seller Ranfft
Time 7-3-20, 22:36:09
Closes 6-24-20, 17:00:28
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Bids 2
High bid EUR 169.00
Reserve EUR 165.00
Buyer Kalibrix

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BidderTime High bidReserve
Start5-28-20, 23:37:27-EUR 165.00
Beetime5-29-20, 9:35:04EUR 165.00 EUR 165.00
Kalibrix6-22-20, 18:44:04EUR 169.00 EUR 165.00

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