empressissi™ is pleased to offer this rare and elegant open face IWC Schaffhausen pocket watch for men with a mother of pearl dial and impressing slim case in 18K gold.
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. These include repeaters, chronographs, both in hunter-cases - and open faces, most complex and interesting antique Swiss and American pocket watches of the finest standards. This IWC pocket watch is one of several we offer for sale.
The watch houses an early and desireable Swiss IWC cal. 73 open face high grade crown wind/crown set movement in gilt finish with gold chatons for the jewels and is in overall excellent condition, running strong and keeping accurate time with sub seconds. The movement is cased in a large 18K solid gold open face case with firm original bow, original crown, tight hinges, mineral crystal and overall fantastic condition with internal dust cover in 18K solid gold as well. The net gold weight of this case is 35 grams.
The dial is an amazing, possibly restored real mother of pearl shells dial with Victorian numerals and original set of hands.
This one of a kind IWC pocket watch measures 47,5mm side to side (excluding crown).
Stock item: AZ39