c1897 MA,Waltham-Middlesex County,18 Size 15J Waltham Pocket Watch

SKU: 106502

$325.00

1 in stock

Description

1897-An 18 size open face pocket watch by American Waltham Watch Co. The single-sunk white enamel dial bears roman numerals in the hour chapter, and an unusal series of arabic numerals below each roman numeral. In order, 13 through 24. The seconds dial bears black arabic numerals in 10-second intervals and hash marks. The hands are blued spades. The face is inscribed American/ Waltham. The crystal is intact, the dial shows crazing–particularly near the 1-2 hours. Stem wind, stem set. The interior of the rear case is inscribed Fahy`s Ore Silver No. 1. The full-plate, 15 jewel movement is inscribed 15 Jewels/ Safety Pinion/ American Waltham/ Watch Co. and the serial number, 7327328, dates the watch to c1897. An early railroad timepiece with an unusual dial. Very fine condition.

Additional information

Closure

Department

Unisex Adult

Number of Jewels

Pocket Watch Size

18

Serial Number

7327328

Year Manufactured

1890-1899

Vintage

Yes

Type

Pocket Watch

Country/Region

United States

With Service Records

No

Brand

Waltham

Features

12-Hour Dial

Dial Color

White

Style

Railroad Grade

Display

Analog

Dial Style

12-Hour Dial, Arabic Numerals

Water Resistance

Not Water Resistant

With Booklet

No

With Original Packaging

No