1870s J.B. DENT Early Swiss KWKS English Market Silver Pocket Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this very early large 19th century period Swiss pocket watch for gents, made for the British market. The watch is cased in a fine Silver hunter case and comes with a good silver plated chain, key and T-bar.
The watch houses an early KWKS (Key Wind, Key Set) Swiss GT marked quality gilt finished 15 jewels manual wind lever movement set in classic English design. The movement is working well and keeping good time. It is cased in a fantastic heavy hunter style case with clear Swiss 0.935 hallmarks and has a dust cover, all silver made in classic English design.
The case has good hinges, functional although weak lift spring through the crown press, original mineral crystal in very good condition and is a fine example of early Swiss lever watch for the English market.
The dial is a factory original in good condition with classic English design and has an original set of hands.
This one of a kind pocket watch measures 50mm side to side (excluding crown).