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Item 1012 - Buck Barrow's Pocket Watch Catalog 566 (Sep 2019)

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Sold Price: $8,750.00 (includes buyer's premium)

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Buck Barrow's personally-owned and -worn gentleman's 14K yellow gold Elgin pocket watch (Model Number 5, Class 10), manufactured on or about 1898 in Elgin, Illinois, featuring a round white face with black Roman numerals, a mechanical 15-jewel movement with sub-second hand, and associated chain. The inner caseback is marked "2690677," and the movement is engraved with the serial number "7306029." Also includes a glossy 5 x 7 photo of Buck Barrow in a suit, posing against a rocky outcrop. In fine condition. Provenance: Lot 4646, Butterfield's, June 19, 2000. Accompanied by the original auction catalog and a certificate of authenticity from Shawn Scoma, son of Marie Barrow Scoma (sister of Clyde and Buck Barrow), certifying that the timepiece was "worn by Buck Barrow" and "taken from the Barrow family chest." From the collection of David Gainsborough-Roberts.

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