Dating waltham pocket watch

Not Available Contact Us Click Photo to enlarge, more photos & info below This is an early waltham wrist watch, the serial number dates it to 1903 but styling sugests it was probally made in the 20’s using a movement produced about 20 years earlier.Perhaps the movement was recased from a pocket watch or it may have just sat in inventory for many years befor being used, it is impossible to know for sure. You can change your preferences any time in your Privacy Settings.We do this with social media, marketing, and analytics partners (who may have their own information they’ve collected).Check the name of the manufacturer on the watch face.Write the information out as you work so it will be available for researching the date.Saying no will not stop you from seeing Etsy ads, but it may make them less relevant or more repetitive.Find out more in our Cookies & Similar Technologies Policy.

Gold-filled or gold-plated pocket watchcases were common.

Horologists repair and restore, make, conserve and appreciate watches and clocks of all sizes and styles, reports The British Horology Institute.

Old pocket watches carry secrets as well as the time.

Use the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) website (see References) or a book on watches to find this information. Similar dates for the watchcase and the watch movement should indicate that the timepiece is in its original case, and will provide an estimated date for the pocket watch.

Linda Richard has been a legal writer and antiques appraiser for more than 25 years, and has been writing online for more than 12 years.

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