empressissi™ is pleased to offer this all original, unique and extremely elegant System Roskopf style, pin lever movement from the early 20th century, from a most likely franchise maker Aida under Roskopf style guidelines. The watch has a unique display option.
The watch houses an early Swiss Roskopf pin lever escapement system movement in gilt finish in great working order which is pinset and crown wind. The movement is cased in a gun metal case in unique square shape with a latch in the bottom releasing the back to operate as a display and revealing the capsuled movement behind a framed crystal. The case is in overall excellent condition with original parts including the mineral crystal in the front, original good crown, firm bow, unique pinset - all functional.
The dial is a factory original and exceptionally elaborated enamel with 'telephone' style numerals in Arabic font set in a red guilloche pattern and is in original excellent condition, no damage and has a clasic set of Louis XIV style hands.
This elegant pocket watch measures 54mm side to side (excluding crown).