RARE 18k Gold Waltham Appleton Tracy Co Model 1877 18s 15j Hunter Pocket Watch Presented BY PotUS. 100% Original - 15 Jewels - Model 1877 - Appleton Tracy & Co. Grade - Adjusted to Temp. And Positions - American Made. Dust Cover: "Presented by the President Of The United States to Joseph Potter Master of the Haytian Bark "Letitia" for Humanity in rescuing The Shipwrecked Crew of the Schooner James Bliss of Belfast Maine At Sea April 16 1883".Professionally engraved on dust cover and presented BY Chester Arthur, the 21st President of the United States. This is a super rare pocket watch. It is the best Waltham that was made, at the time, mounted in a solid 18k gold case.
Additionally, this watch was presented to Joseph Potter ca. 1883 by the President of the United States (Chester Arthur). This puts this piece in a class of its own. This is a magnificent piece for watch collectors and historians alike. A rare and incredible piece of history.
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The item "RARE 18k Gold Waltham Appleton Tracy Co Model 1877 18s 15j Hunter Pocket Watch" is in sale since Monday, February 8, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "badisjewelers" and is located in Montclair, New Jersey. This item can be shipped worldwide.