Rare Advertising JUMPING PICTURE Pocket watch c1900

Rare Advertising JUMPING PICTURE Pocket watch c1900

Code: 3.22

RESERVED

This pocket watch was made as a promotional give away for Allied Machinery in Paris. These watches were never intended to be high quality timepieces and are therefore are not recommended to be used as daily timekeepers

Movement – the gilt bridge movement has a cylinder escapement and is in 75% mint condition – stained

Case – the movement comes in a gunmetal open face case, which has a hinged back and bezel. The case has a unburst pattern on the back and is in 70% mint condition – the gunmetal has a patchy un even colour through wear

Dial – the silvered dial has a pair of blue steel hands. The dial has an inverted triangle shaped aperture which partially reveals a revolving disc. By pressing down on the stem, the disc jumps one image at a time showing machinery including lathes etc. This disc is signed “Allied Machinery, Machines Outils, 19 Rue Rocroy Paris” The dial is in 70% mint condition – many stains and marks

The watch has a scratched mineral glass

The watch measures 50mm wide x 14mm deep

The watch is stem wound / pin set