I highly recommend this book for anyone who has a desire to become more knowledgeable about antique or vintage watches...
you will more than save the purchase price of the book the very first time you buy or sell a watch.
The watch has a silver and gold engine turned and hand chased dial with applied gold Roman numeral hour markers, blued steel hands subsidiary seconds dial mounted at 6 o'clock. A superb watch throughout and interestingly made 116 years ago in the town where we are located Diameter of watch 41 mm approx. The watch has a white porcelain dial in superb condition with black Roman numeral hour markers, Gold hands subsidiary seconds dial mounted at 6 o'clock. The watch consisting of mint condition black porcelain enamelled dial with original luminous hour markers which have slightly aged, luminous hands and subsidiary seconds dial at 6 '0' clock,gilt frosted movement housed in a 3 piece chrome case with screw off bezel and case back.
Solid silver fully hallmarked Victorian key wind Fusee chain drive pocket watch by J. The watch with gilt frosted Fusee chain drive movement also in fantastic condition signed " J. The case back stamped with the "Kings Arrow" signifying it was British military issue.
Although time keeping mechanisms have been around for thousands of years, the first mobile clocks did not appear until the 1500s.