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Lot 21: Sidereal Pocket Watch – Engraved “R.E. Byrd”


Waltham Watch Company, Waltham, MA, model 92, 19-jewels, enamel face, with 24-hour dial, coin edge bezel, engraved on back “U.S. Navy #2850”, very high quality, compensated to five positions, engraved “R.E. Byrd” on edge, used in conjunction with Admiral Byrd’s Hamilton watch, a sidereal day is shorter than a conventional day by 3 minutes and 56 seconds, 56mm case.

Estimate: $3,000-3,500

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