Antique-Solid Silver Waltham Mass Pocket Watch+Silver Albert Chain-c1893-c1901
Antique Late Victorian Period Good Quality Full Sized key wound and set Waltham Pocket Watch in And English Sterling Silver Case presented with a contemporary Late Victorian period Sterling Silver Albert Watch Chain with jeweller's key, both in good antique condition. The Waltham Pocket watch Boasts Quality American Engineering, Damascened steel full plate jewelled palette with a weighted, cut and compensated platform balance with lever escapement, White enamel dial with Black Roman type chapter gallery display, gold metal hands including blued steel sub-seconds, the silver watch case is as noted of an English affair, boasts a turned patterned case with central cartouche to the back engraved with a set of monogram initials, crystal is intact to the dial in generally good condition save for a small area of damage flush to the bevelled edge at position Roman Numeral'I', case bale is in good order secured with the albert chain as is the watch stem which features a spring plate push button which allows one to open the case back for winding the. Via key porthole as well as revealing inner cuvette for access to watch movement for maintenance. The accompanying Albert watch chain is of an ornate multi-rung Grecian key design, in very good condition intact with T-bar and terminating dog clip in good order, present to the. Terminal is a period watch makers key which serves to wind the. Of the watch and adjust the hands for time keeping. The pocket watch case is marked throughout for.
Assay office circa 1893 along with the case makers mark'A. B' for the Waltham Watch Company, being. Alfred Bedford whom was the manager of the English Waltham Watch Co, Holborn Circus, London. The watch palette is also marked clearly for the Waltham Watch Company along with the serial number.
5195367 and the Waltham mass mark for Waltham. The Silver Albert chain is 8 years younger than the pocket watch and marked to the T-bar and dog clip for Birmingham assay office circa 1901along with the makers mark'H. P' for Henry Pope of Pitsford Street, Birmingham. The pocket watch in its entirety when laid flat including suspension bale measures7.3 cm x 5.2 cm x 1.7 cm in dimension, the Albert chain measures 35 cm in length.
To Confirm the Pocket watch is in Full working order, taking a full wind, running strong and appearing to keep time, that being said one may well wish to have the movement cleaned and serviced for accuracy and time keeping. Both watch and albert have a pleasing aged patina but could be cleaned to a high shine if desired. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "vcantiques2019" and is located in this country: GB.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Water Resistance: Not Water Resistant
- Number of Jewels: 7 Jewels
- Handmade: Yes
- With Manual/Booklet: No
- Model: 5195367
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
- Department: Men
- Style: Casual
- Caseback: Snap
- Case Material: Sterling Silver
- Escapement Type: Lever
- Movement: Mechanical (Manual)
- Type: Pocket Watch
- Features: 12-Hour Dial
- With Service Records: No
- Dial Colour: White
- With Papers: No
- Year Manufactured: 1890-1899
- Vintage: Yes
- With Original Box/Packaging: No
- Closure: Open Face
- Display: Analogue
- Brand: Waltham
- Case Colour: Silver