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    Enamel Book Form Watch, ca. 1860

    Appraised Value:

    $4,000 - $6,000

    Appraised on: July 23, 2011

    Appraised in: Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Appraised by: Donald Levison

    Category: Clocks & Watches

    Episode Info: Tulsa, Hour 2 (#1602)

    Originally Aired: January 9, 2012

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    Form: Watch
    Material: Metal
    Period / Style: 19th Century
    Value Range: $4,000 - $6,000

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    Appraisal Video: (0:30)

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    Appraised By:

    Donald Levison
    Clocks & Watches

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: It's been in the family five or six generations. My great-great-great-grandmother had it, and she was from France.

    APPRAISER: It's what they call a book form watch, and this would date from about 1860 or so. You have not only a place for one photograph, but you have a little family portrait set up there for three. I would say in the condition that it's in now, it's probably worth about $4,000 to $6,000 at a show, and if you had the watch restored, $6,000 to $8,000.



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