Victorian Swiss silver key wound pocket watch c1880

Product Description

This is a Swiss pocket watch made circa 1880 The watch has a Swiss silver case stamped .800 silver. The movement has a cylinder escapement. These were the equivalent of quartz movements today and are not as reliable as lever watches. The watch does work and tick but this watch is not recommended for anything but occasional use and this is reflected in the price Movement – the gilt ¾ plate movement has a cylinder escapement and is in 99% mint condition – a very clean movement Case – the movement comes in a silver open face case, which has a hinged inner, back and bezel and the back cover pops open when you press the button in on the stem – please don’t prize it open. The case has coin edged sides, a vacant crest on the back and is decorated with engine turning. The case is in 90% mint condition – a few small bruises on the sides and small dings on the edges Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of gilt hands and is in 99% mint condition – small marks only The watch has a mineral glass The watch measures 47mm wide x 14mm deep The watch is key wound / key set and comes with a key
Price: £195

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