Victorian Waltham full hunter pocket watch.
Dates to c1896 making it c124 years old. In great condition. 5cm (50mm) across the case.
Fahys gold filled, guaranteed 25 Years (from date of manufacture). Made of solid sheets of gold with a stiff sheet of metal between, In fantastic condition, no major scratches or dents. The front and rear covers open to 90 degrees, good hinges, no signs or wear. Front cover pops open with a depression of the crown, as it should.Front and rear covers open to 90 degrees.
Acrylic crystal is in great condition.
The dial is bright and clean with no hairline cracks or chips. Roman numerals and signed "AWW Co" Waltham Mass.
TThe movement is a Waltham model 1888 dating to 1896. Recently fully serviced including modern alloy "unbreakable" mainspring. Tested, runs very well and keeps good time. This movement has had the escape wheel pivot and 4th wheel pivot holes jewelled to a high standard at some point in its history.
With high quality graduated rolled gold on 925 silver Albert chain with stone conical fob. Marked 925 on the chain, no signs or wear to the gold. Vintage chain, no makers marks. 30 cm length from T to dog clip. Long fob chain with Jade or watered Absinthe coloured conical stone fob.
Presented in a velvet pocket watch case and velvet pouch for the chain.
Great for wedding, graduation, retirement, Christmas, Fathers day or birthday present. A very nice piece.
Recently Fully Serviced, including modern alloy "unbreakable" mainspring.
Servicing is defined as the piece being disassembled, cleaned, inspected and adjusted if necessary. It is then re-assembled and correctly oiled, timed for accuracy and adjusted if required. The mainspring will be replaced with a modern alloy type and the piece will be bench-tested for at least one day.
I restore all of my watches to a fully working condition. It is my aim to provide a watch that is not only running but working to a usable state. My watches can be worn and used for their intended purpose on a daily basis. The time keeping should certainly be within +- 5 minuted per 24 hours but I aim for +-3 or better. I do offer guarantees, the details of which can be found on my website for Time Pocket Watches. I have many years experience and a vast catalogue of Waltham spares and parts.
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