Cased American 10ct Gold Hour & Quarter Repeater Pocket Watch. The watch face has a white face with black numerals, blued steel hands and subsidiary seconds dial. The side lever chimes the number of hours. We would date it to around 1900/1920. The gold has a subtle rose tone. On the inside of the outer lid there is a set of marks… “10C” for 10 carat gold “CJ” for a makers mark The serial no. The inside leaf of the watch opens to reveal the mechanism and another set of 10 carat hallmarks. The inside of the watch is simple and elegant. It has beautiful ruby bearings which contrasts with the gold. A sales case is included, it has a blue tooled leather exterior. On the reverse of the case lid is the a retailers name and address Jewellers H&A. Davis 173 High St North EAST HAM. It is a top wind model with suspension loop. To set the hours, depress the button in the one o’clock position and use the top wind. To activate the striking repeater chime, the lever in the nine o’clock position needs to be raised. This chimes the number of hours followed by a double chime for each quarter hour. Condition The watch is in perfect working order, it keeps good time and strikes well. The gold has picked up very light surface wear. The face and hands are immaculate but the replacement perspex’glass’ has a small crack in the left hand side, near to the numeral 7 and 2. The box is in average condition with wearing signs. The colour has faded in different places, especially on the margins. Dimensions The watch with its suspension ring is 3 inches (6.6 cm) high. The actual watch body has a diameter of 2 inches (5.2 cm). The watch weighs 63.7g. The box is 4 x 3.4 inches (10 x 8 cm). For further details and condition see pictures below… The item “Cased American 10ct Gold Hour & Quarter Repeater Pocket Watch” is in sale since Sunday, July 21, 2013. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches”. The seller is “theantiquesstorehouse” and is located in Portsmouth, Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Material: Gold
- Age: Antique (pre 1920)