A. Lange & Söhne Glashütte - SA, Movement No. 63841, Case No. 63841, 53 mm, 113 g, circa 1913
A fine, heavy Glashuette hunting case pocket watch - with original box and original certificate Case: 18k rose gold, tiered, polished, engraved monogram "HK", gold dome with presentation engraving: "In Anerkennung treuer Mitarbeit 1889 - 1914, Hüser & Cie. Obercassel", large lateral hinge. Dial: enamel, Arabic "Empire" numerals, auxiliary seconds, Louis XV hands. Movm.: 3/4 plate movement, frosted, gilt, gold screw compensation balance, florally hand-engraved balance cock, index spring fine adjusting device, gold lever and escape wheel.
Hartwig Hueser (1834-1899) was a merchant and entrepreneur from Hamm in Westfalia; in 1870 he and he young wife moved to Oberkassel where he founded a company on April 1st (the "Gesellschaft für Cement-Stein-Fabrikation Hüser & Cie. Unternehmung von Beton & Eisenbauten, Oberkassel Siegkreis, gegründet 1870"). After Hueser’s death in 1899 his sons Alfred and Hugo continued the business with great success. Source: http://www.scj.de/aktuelles/archiv/scj-am-sonntag-im-jahr-2010/scjamsonntag-00056/, as of 09/20/2014
Estimate 4,000 - 5,000 €
Price Realised 3,800 €
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