The Boreal Arrow
Code BA13033142: Ladies Swiss Pocket Watch, c. 1860
This is a vintage 37mm diameter
ladies pocket watch dating from around
Solid Silver open face case in full working order and
excellent time. The watch is absolutely in
pristine condition and very hard to find in such a condition. The case is made of Solid Silver
and is highly engraved. It
for its age with nice floral design on the back lid and nice pattern on
the side. It has several Swiss silver hallmarks as can be
seen in the pictures. The silver grade is .935 (higher than the
.925 Sterling Silver). The ring is also made of silver and has the Swiss
silver hallmarks. The pendant is also hall marked. The maker's initials are
J. G. It has also a serial number 89411.
All hinges are strong. All lids open and close as they should.
When the button is pushed the back lid springs open and does not travel
beyond the recommended 90 degrees. The dust cover has two holes. The one at
the center allows to set the time with the key (included with the watch).
The second hole is used to wind the watch. The face is white porcelain with black
Roman numerals marking the hour. It is highly decorated as can be seen
in the pictures. It is in
excellent condition without any
kind of damage. Gold hands are in
condition. The bevelled glass crystal is in
condition with no scratches or chips. The Cylinder movement is immaculate. It is
strong and keeps perfect time. This is simply a very
rare find for it was preserved in such a condition after all these years.