empressissi™ is pleased to offer this amazing, heavy American Rockford pocket watch in solid 14K gold case. The watch was serviced in our atelier, it is working flawlessly, keeping good time.
This watch is part of a large 'Virginia Collection' we offer for sale, from an avid collector of mostly American made solid gold watches.
The watch houses an early crown wind/lever set 'grade 69' in 14 size (Model 8) with amazing nickel finish, estimated to 1887. The movement is working well, keeping good time.
The movement is cased in a large and impressive turn-engine engravedhunter case W.W.C. Co marked 14K solid yellow gold with an internal gold dust cover, it is heavy and impressive with 'coin' decoration on the sides. The crown is original, the bow is tight (not solid gold), the lift spring is working properly, revealing the face of the watch covered with the original bezel with a mint acrylic crystal.
The dial is a factory original white enamel, private label Karr Washington DC retailer with sunken sub seconds and Roman numerals design exhibiting just a few minor signs with an original set of hands.
This fantastic American pocket watch measures 52mm side to side (excluding crown), The case alone weighs 49g without the crystal, crown and movement.