C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working

C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working

C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working
C1887 WALTHAM 18S 7J HEAVY ENGLISH STERLING SILVER KEY WIND P/WATCH. Currently working, ticking a tad slow & kept poor time over a 20 hour period, will need at least a service to keep perfect time. Balance staff / wheel in good order. The hallmarked Sterling Silver case is stamped Birmingham with date serial m for 1886 & is approx 53mm in diameter. C1887 Waltham, Model 1877, 18s 7J key wind movement with serial number 3188899. Very nice dial just needs a light clean. Case back has a few dents. The stem bow is possibly a replacement and may not be silver. Heavy set watch, weighs approx 108 grams. We are constantly adding to ever increasing range and have a large assortment of American Railroad Grade Pocket Watches. American Railroad Pocket watches. Were amongst the highest grade watches made, having been made for the railways makes them a great choice to use every day, mainly for their durability over time. Their lower production quantities and of course their high grade movements make them also a great gift or investment. A typical railroad’s requirements for a pocket watch in the early 20th century might include. Only American-made watches may be used (depending on availability of spare parts). Only open-faced dials, with the stem at 12 o. Minimum of 17 functional jewels in the movement. Size 16 or 18 only. Maximum variation of 30 seconds (approximately 4 seconds daily) per weekly check. Watch adjusted to at least five positions: Face up and face down (the positions a watch might commonly take when laid on a flat surface); then crown up, crown pointing left, and crown pointing right (the positions a watch might commonly take in a pocket). Occasionally a sixth position, crown pointing down, would be included. Adjusted for severe temperature variance and isochronism (variance in spring tension). Indication of time with bold legible Arabic numerals, outer minute division, second dial, heavy hands. Lever used to set the time (no risk of inadvertently setting the watch to an erroneous time, when winding the watch with the stem). Anti-magnetic protection (after the advent of diesel-electric locomotives). The minimum requirements were raised several times as watch-making technology progressed, and the watch companies produced newer, even more reliable models. By WW2, many railroads required watches that were of a much higher grade (as many as 23 jewels, for example) than those made to comply with the original 1891 standard. _gsrx_vers_634 GS 6.9.8 (634). The item “C1887 WALTHAM 18S 7J HEAVY ENGLISH STERLING SILVER KEY WIND P/WATCH. WORKING” is in sale since Wednesday, February 15, 2017. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique”. The seller is “hnco” and is located in Woolloongabba, Brisbane. This item can be shipped worldwide.
C1887 Waltham 18s 7j Heavy English Sterling Silver Key Wind P/watch. Working

Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working

Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working

Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working
ANTIQUE PAIR CASE STERLING SILVER VERGE FUSEE, WORKING. We have received expert advise that this is a later version of a pocket watch by Jonh (sic) Ward, Fort Street, London No2682 John Ward was listed as working in FORE St London between the years 1784 – 1799. It is thought that this was assembled in the late 1800’s, not of the 1790’s era. In working order, winds nicely, ticking very slowly though, and not tested for accuracy of time, so will need at least a service or at worst a repair, has sat idle for years. The Sterling Silver case has no hallmarks, but does have s serial number 3216 & a makers mark VD and is possibly American in origin. Dial has a few cracks, missing minute hand, no glass. The outer case approx 66mm in diameter & the inner case 51mm in diameter. We are constantly adding to our ever increasing range and have a large assortment of American Railroad Grade Pocket Watches. American Railroad Pocket watches. Were amongst the highest grade watches made, having been made for the railways makes them a great choice to use every day, mainly for their durability over time. Their lower production quantities and of course their high grade movements make them also a great gift or investment. A typical railroad’s requirements for a pocket watch in the early 20th century might include. Only American-made watches may be used (depending on availability of spare parts). Only open-faced dials, with the stem at 12 o. Minimum of 17 functional jewels in the movement. Size 16 or 18 only. Maximum variation of 30 seconds (approximately 4 seconds daily) per weekly check. Watch adjusted to at least five positions: Face up and face down (the positions a watch might commonly take when laid on a flat surface); then crown up, crown pointing left, and crown pointing right (the positions a watch might commonly take in a pocket). Occasionally a sixth position, crown pointing down, would be included. Adjusted for severe temperature variance and isochronism (variance in spring tension). Indication of time with bold legible Arabic numerals, outer minute division, second dial, heavy hands. Lever used to set the time (no risk of inadvertently setting the watch to an erroneous time, when winding the watch with the stem). Anti-magnetic protection (after the advent of diesel-electric locomotives). The minimum requirements were raised several times as watch-making technology progressed, and the watch companies produced newer, even more reliable models. By WW2, many railroads required watches that were of a much higher grade (as many as 23 jewels, for example) than those made to comply with the original 1891 standard. _gsrx_vers_625 GS 6.9.7 (625). The item “ANTIQUE / LARGE PAIR CASE STERLING SILVER VERGE FUSEE, WORKING” is in sale since Sunday, October 8, 2017. This item is in the category “Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique”. The seller is “hnco” and is located in Woolloongabba, Brisbane. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • MPN: Does Not Apply
  • Casing: Sterling Silver
  • Movement: Mechanical (Key-winding)
  • Escapement Type: Verge
  • Brand: John Ward
  • Display: Analog

Antique / Large Pair Case Sterling Silver Verge Fusee, Working