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Pocket Watch - Switzerland Object Reg. No: ST 032045

Summary:
Gents pocket watch, gilt hunter case, Switzerland.
Description:
Spring; lever escapement.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from L. Selover, 1980
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 1.5 cm (Width), 5.5 cm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: gents watches, pocket watches, stem button watches, 6960, agora, 592183
Themes this item is part of: Horology Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: HOROLOGY
Secondary Classification: Watches
Tertiary Classification: switzerland
Inscriptions: Dial is marked 'Best Patent Lever' and 'Swiss Made'. Inside of outer case is marked 'Specially examined warranted to wear with care 5 years' and '5699'. Inner case is marked 'Remontoir, Perfectionne, Fabrication Soignee' and with five medals.
Place Made: Switzerland

Comments

Paul Leonard Posted on 10 Jan 2010 12:19 AM
Hi
I have a pocket watch which is very similar to this with a half hunter case? With the centre of the outer casing circular cut out so you can see the hands .... can you give me any infromation at all about this watch? When it was made and an approximate value?

Thanks in anticipation

Paul Leonard
Discovery Centre Posted on 11 Jan 2010 1:45 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Paul, thanks for your enquiry. You may find that the Australian Antiquarian Horological Society is able to provide you further information about your pocket watch, you can find contact details here: http://www.clockandwatchclub.com/default.htm
Erin Posted on 09 Feb 2012 8:35 PM
Hi
I have this Exact Pocket Watch and i was wonder how old it is?
Discovery Centre Posted on 11 Feb 2012 11:10 AM
Museum Victoria Comment
Please see this 'Question of the week' article on horology – there are a number of links on the right hand side of the article to international web links on horology where you might be able to research the age of this watch.

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