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SA886391

Antique Silver ‘demi-chronomètre’ Pocket Watch & Chain

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£275 | $335 USD | €317 EUR
Item Number: SA886391
Date of manufacture: 1910
Current Status: For sale
Seller: The Vintage Wrist Watch Company
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Description

Antique silver ‘demi-chronomètre’ pocket watch & chain.
The watch has a stem-winding movement which is working nicely. The inner dust cover states that the movement is a demi-chronomètre, the definition of which is a movement where the lever and chronometer escapements are combined or the watch has been adjusted for temperature, a good quality movement.
The inner cover is also signed Jk Petitpoint, Berne, probably the original retailer of the watch.
The watch measures 49mm diameter excluding the winding stem and the loop. The case is silver and there are Continental marks for 800 silver inside the two case backs. The case is in very nice condition and back of the watch has ornate initials which could either be SO or OS.
The acrylic lens is in good condition.
The dial is in very nice condition, pin-set hands, sunken subsidiary seconds dial and outer minute track.
The watch comes with a single chain, 24cm long including the T-bar and the clasp. The T-bar and clasp are hallmarked for 1897, and each of the links has the silver lion mark. Also included is an 1897 fob which has initials, possibly HB or BH but quite difficult to make out.
The watch and chain come in a new presentation box.
ALL PRICES INCLUDE UK POSTAGE.
Please contact us for international shipping prices.
The Vintage Wrist Watch Company operates on a Delivery Duty Unpaid (DDU) basis which means that the international buyer is responsible for any import duties, taxes & customs which may be necessary to release an order from international customs. Tax and import duty varies from country to country so we recommend you check with your local tax office to see if any fees will be payable. If the customer refuses to pay any duty and customs charges and the parcel is returned to sender all shipping and associated charges will be deducted from any refund.
Due to Customs regulations, we are unable to send watches / precious metals to certain countries. If you are unsure about your country’s regulations, please contact us and we can check for you. Any orders from prohibited countries will be refunded, less any Paypal fees which are non-refundable.
All of our watches are checked over before listing, and are also checked for accuracy which is usually within around +/- two to three minutes over 24 hours (unless otherwise stated), which is considered respectable for a vintage watch.
We are a VAT registered company and all purchases are covered by Consumer Regulations.
Credit / debit card purchases can be made over the telephone on 01386 750238 or you can proceed via the 'Purchase Antique' button on each listing page. Alternatively, there is a Paypal payment link if you scroll down the page and we also accept bank transfers.
We are an on-line only business and do not have facilities for callers. Our offices are open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
With regards to appraisals / valuations, we receive a huge number of information requests each day and unfortunately do not have the manpower to deal with them all individually. Our advice would be to contact a local auctioneer for a full appraisal.


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This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1910.


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The Vintage Wrist Watch Company
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
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