empressissi™ is pleased to offer this rare and elegant open face IWC Schaffhausen open face pocket watch for men from the early 20th century in 14K solid gold. This watch is part of a large and mostly impressive, museum level collection of a retired IAF pilot that we are delighted to offer for sale in our website. These include repeaters, chronographs, both in hunter-cases - and open faces, most complex and interesting antique Swiss and American pocket watches of the finest standards.This IWC pocket watch is one of several we offer for sale.
The watch houses an early Swiss IWC cal. 52 open face, gilt finish high grade crown wind/pin set movement in overall excellent condition, running strong and keeping accurate time with sub seconds. The movement is cased in a large 14K solid gold open face case with original bow, original crown, tight hinges, mineral crystal and overall fantastic condition with internal dust cover in metal. The net gold weight of this case is 22 grams.
The dial is an elegant white enamel with Arabic numerals and exterior chapter ring with 24 hours digits in red, with small crack near the 11 and original set of Breguet style golden hands.
This one of a kind IWC pocket watch measures 48,5mm side to side (excluding crown).