An 18K gold hunter cased minute repeating chronograph with calendar and moon phases presented to the magician Houdini
Frosted gilt half plate movement jeweled through the center, straight line lever escapement with bimetallic balance, overcoiled spring and index regulator, lever set, single button chronograph work planted on the barrel bridge, repeating on two gongs by depressing pendant, gold cuvette with inscription, white enamel dial with fifth seconds ring enclosing roman chapters, subsidiary dial for day date and month, moon phase aperture within seconds dial, blued steel hands, plain 18K gold case with English import marks, back lid contains photograph of Houdini. 59mm
- Accompanying the watch is a short chain and locket with a picture of Houdini's wife and mother on each side. Also included are a dried clover leaf and a note in Houdini's hand that says, "June 1922. Bess give this watch to bro. bill's son, Sam.-Houdini."
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