1852 $50 United States Assay Office of Gold set in Silver Pocket Watch
Lot 2443
1852 $50 United States Assay Office of Gold set in Silver Pocket Watch
Sold for US$ 30,420 inc. premium
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1852 $50 United States Assay Office of Gold set in Silver Pocket Watch 1852 $50 United States Assay Office of Gold set in Silver Pocket Watch
Lot Details
1852 $50 United States Assay Office of Gold set in Silver Pocket Watch
.887 THOUS variety, the reverse is not visible. Item is set into silver pocket watch with 1896 Silver Maundy Pence inset on one side, and 1890 Indian Head Cent inset into other side. On this side, watch is inscribed on exterior "Newport Chapter No. 2. R.A.M./Newport. R.I./Wage money earned Dec. 1890" right above the 1890 Cent. This item clearly relates to membership or affiliation with the Newport Yacht Club, and has been descended in the family down to the 4th generation owner. A truly wonderful and unique item, rare. (PCGS 10016) The coin is Good Very Fine to About Extremely Fine on obverse.

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  • RAM stands for Royal Arch Masons
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