1905 American WALTHAM P.S. Bartlett 14K Gold Hunter Pocket Watch
empressissi™ is pleased to offer this near mint, all original and in excellent condition American Waltham sought after 'hunter' style pocket watch for men, large and impressive in 14K solid gold case.
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. In 2016 we serviced a small portion of his collection that was later auctioned at Christie's Geneve. We are now pleased to offer the substantial part of the collection for sale; these include repeaters, chronographs, Hunter-cases (Savonettes) and open faces antique pocket watches, most complex and interesting antique Swiss and American pocket watches of the finest standards.
The watch houses a crown set quality P.S. Bartlett grade movement nicely decorated and in overall excellent condition, running on 17 jewels, keeping accurate time with sub seconds. The movement is cased in a BWC Co.14K solid gold 'Savonette' (Hunter style) case with firm solid gold bow, original crown, good hinges and lift spring, mint savonette acrylic crystal and overall fantastic condition with internal dust cover. The case has a net gold weight of 38 grams.
The dial is a factory original enamel white with double sunken design and original set of hands.
This amazing savonette pocket watch measures 50mm side to side (excluding crown).