1870s SWISS Hunter Scene 18K Gold Slim Cylinder Pocket Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this antique cylinder pocket from the mid 19th century in excellent condition.
This is a Lepine pocket watch style cylinder movement KWKS (key wind/key set) gilt caliber in overall excellent condition and running with 8 jewels which is above standard in cylinder movements. The movement is cased in a slim solid 18K gold case, relatively large and with amazing hand engraved decorations all around, depicting a hunting scene on the back of the case. It has a good bow and near mint crystal. The internal dust cover is made of metal. The net gold weight of this case is 11 grams.
The dial is white enamel with Roman numerals and original set of slim Breguet style hands.
This one of a kind pocket watch measures 44mm side to side (excluding crown). The watch is supplied with a key. Please remember that thus all items listed in the 'Cylinder Pocket Watches' collection are mechanically complete and running, with the majority of them being relatively accurate, this is the only collection we are offering as historic horological artifacts, with no guarantee whatsoever regarding their timekeeping standards and/or duration of functionality.