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Here is a gents size 18ct Waltham pocket made in 1886 that is in absolutely exceptional condition and has a very high grade movement to match. The condition of the case is amazing and even more that it is in 18 carat solid gold with so little wear to the engine turned case. So often thee cases are worn down, however not only is the case in incredible condition, but this fact is made even more amazing when you consider that it is over 130 years old. Measuring 52mm across by 74mm from the bottom to the top of the bow, this pocket watch weighs 132 grams and feels amazing to hold in the palm of your hand. With a beautiful heft and wonderful tactile feel to it, opening the front cover reveals its equally pristine white enamel dial. With no hair line cracks or damage, it displays the traditional black Roman numerals and sub-seconds at the bottom. This is a crown wind and lever set pocket watch meaning that you wind the movement via the crown, then sliding the lever out which is near the 4 o'clock position, turning the crown once more will now set the hands. And then inside is the brilliant and very high grade movement which has undergone a full service, runs perfect and comes with our twelve month warranty. The regulator is of particular note and was designed by Charles W Fogg called the Fogg Tadpole regulator or Short Tadpole regulator. This regulator can be seen in the close up shot of the movement. These regulators are held in such high esteem thanks to their superb accuracy. The regulator is used to adjust the balance wheel's rate of oscillation in order to improve accuracy of the watch. Several varieties of watch regulators are found in Waltham movements, most of which were patented and often called "Patent Regulators." The best regulators offer extreme precision while adjusting the rate of oscillation. A patent regulator was often an indicator of quality which this one most certainly is. In incredible condition, with a superb movement and feel to it, this pocket watch would be the perfect milestone present or suit the most fastidious of collectors. Stock# W1427 Maker: Waltham Circa: 1886 $7,350
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Its incredible to think that you can hold an antique pocket watch in your hand, one that has a mechanical movement that is working perfectly and still in wonderful condition all for under $1,000 such as this antique rolled gold Waltham pocket watch made in 1916. This full gents size pocket watch was made in a rolled gold case which measures 51.5mm across by 70.6mm from the bottom to the top of the bow. Rolled gold, not to be confused with gold plating which is much less durable and long lasting, is a process where the gold itself is layered over a base metal then bonded together using heat and pressure and made into various items such as jewellery and of course pocket watch cases. The major advantage it has over gold plating is that because it is gold on the outside, it can be both engraved and polished, whereas this can not be done with gold plating. This case displays an engine turned pattern which has such a smooth and sleek feel to the touch. With the original dial displaying numerals, it also has in red the five minute markers on the outer edge as well as the sub-seconds at the bottom. With very sleek hour and minute hands, this is a great dial that is still so easy to read. Inside is a 17 jewelled manual wind movement by Waltham that has been completely serviced, runs perfect and comes with our twelve month warranty. Perfect for a gift or for someone who is after an affordable genuine antique pocket watch that has been serviced and runs great, this antique pocket watch certainly ticks many boxes. Stock# W1301 Maker: Waltham Circa: 1916 $Sold.
Here is an exceptionally beautiful on this ladies antique Waltham pocket watch sold by Montgomery Bros in the late 1800's that is not only stunningly beautiful on both sides, but also in incredible condition. Montgomery Bros were founded in 1881, and were known as "Tiffany of Los Angeles" and retailed very high end jewellery and pocket watches of which this one is certainly no exception. The case was made in 14ct yellow gold and the dial is still so easy to read and of course turning it over reveals the gorgeous back set with a pear cut sapphire and two diamonds. The design that they are set is so beautiful and the sapphire and diamonds really sets this pocket watch apart from so many others. Even the bow at the top is so beautifully crafted showing the quality Inside is a wonderful movement that has been fully serviced and comes with our twelve month warranty and is still in superb condition just like the movement. Measuring 29mm across by 44.4mm from the bottom to the top of the bow, this is the perfect ladies size pocket watch to wear on a chain. So elegant and charming, this ladies pocket watch is one of the finest around. Stock# W881 Maker: Waltham Circa: 1898 $Sold.