World time pocket watch c1890

World time pocket watch c1890

Code: 3.21

£1,550.00 Approx $2132.05, €1814.99, ¥13963.96
(1 in stock)

This is a rare World time pocket watch made in Switzerland circa 1890

Movement – the nickel bridge movement has a lever escapement and 15 jewels. The movement is in 90% mint condition – light marks

Case – the movement comes in a white metal open face case, which has a hinged inner and back cover and a snap on bezel. The case has gilt edges on the back and bezel. The back of the case is decorated with an engraved dragon in high relief with a niello enamel background. The case also has deep coin edged sides. The case is in 70% mint condition – areas of niello are missing

Dial – this rare original dial has a central dial marked for New York and then in a clockwise direction, 5 other dials marked Europe Centrale, San Francisco, Chicago, Paris, Greenwich.  These are all set up for different time zones. The dial has original gilt and blue steel hands and a sub seconds dial It is decorated with gold and silver enamel flowers and is signed “Depose No 4975”. The dial is in 85% mint condition – obvious damage on the edge next to the San Francisco dial, which is reflected in the low price for this rare watch

The watch measures 50mm wide x 16mm deep

The watch is stem wound / pin set

The watch has a bevelled mineral glass