Nov 25, 2010 thi is printed in the leafes of a stylized, barely visible clover with the enicarlogo in the middle. Eventually they introduced 17 jewel watches, then 21 jewel and finally 23 jewel for their top of the line. Vintage ever swiss gold tone pocket watch swiss made 17 jewels movement works. When you open it, theres still gold on the face and also arnex written on it. An ever swiss shock resistant swiss made seventeen jewel pocket watch. This is a 15 jewel omega movement and each and every jewel has been inspected. Buy and sell electronics, cars, fashion apparel, collectibles, sporting goods, digital cameras, baby items, coupons, and everything else on ebay, the worlds online marketplace. Watch body is also in great condition, showing light wear consistent with age and light use. Other, modern, pocket watches at gold chain jewelry. Like any other collectors items, the oldest and rarest pieces are the most valuable, so it is important to know as much information as you can about a watch before buying or selling it.
The higher the quality of the watch, the more jewels it will have. Ever swiss 17 jewel pocket watch 38mm case chain fob band. Used fossil womans watch for sale in louisville fossil womans watch posted by amanda estep in louisville. See todays waltham pocket watches for sale, best offer and auction. Vintage camy mens manual wind analog watch 17 jewels swiss. Antique mechanical pocket watch repair, cleaning, repair. Quality swiss quartz movement and extra long chain with belt clip.
Ball argued that 17 or 19 jewel watches were best for railroad service. It could also be that there actually was a swiss or french watchmaker called chevron that went. Vintage ever swiss 17 jewel enamel pocket watch runs works rp24. Unicorn 17 jewels incabloc swiss made originally posted by roland ranfft so finally we have an as watch with as movement, after todays marketing blahblah a manufacture watch placing it again near rolex, the one and only maker of manufacture watches. Here youll find all of our blog posts about watches in general. Anyone ever heard of the ellis watch company thnx previous thread next thread. Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Get the best deals on swiss made 17 jewels antique pocket watches when you shop the largest online selection at.
Vintage heuer leonidas swiss made pocket watch 17 jewels running 61mm x 49mm w26. A mechanical watch is a watch that uses a clockwork mechanism to measure the passage of. Used fossil womans watch for sale in louisville letgo. Wind up swiss calvert pocket watch 17 jewels incabloc unbreakable mainspring. Thanks to the generosity of some of our members especially gary fredericks we have been able to scan and collect a large collection of vintage seiko catalogs ranging from the late 1960s to h2 1985. It has a hunter and dogs illustrated on the front and back etched into the metal and a brightly colored interior in baby blue, pink, yellow and white. The watch is use is a ever swiss, sidewinderhunting case, 17 jewel, shock resistant, swiss made. The current condition of your pocket watch will determine all. Overhaul of swiss and american pocket watches, restoration of vintage and the wind up pocket watch. This auction is for a vintage ever swiss pocket watch on a chain. I have a gold plated dynasty pocket watch and am wondering how much it would be worth.
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The railroader had to pay for that out his own pocket, too, and the inspectors or whoever performed the service had to keep the cost affordable. Waltham watch company was the first watchmaker to massproduce watch movements on an assembly line. Mechanical watches evolved in europe in the 17th century from spring. There are many cases that the watch can be in, but most 15 jewel pocket watches have minimal value over the bullion value of the case. Jewels used jewels are used in watch construction, and pocket watches are no exception. I have a pocket watch ever swiss swiss made 17 jewels engraved on front with hunter and dogs and on back with dog alone. The other competition to the hamilton 992b where pocket watches with standard swiss unitas movements made by small jewelers such as e. Vintage accro bond 17 jewel wind swiss watch movement not working for. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you. Vintage ever swiss 17 jewel pocket watch circa 1970 42mm gold.
In many cases we do not know the origin of these goods. The serial number for this piece is 4,870,316 which places this in house swiss made omega pocket watch to the year 1915. In july 1928 hamilton issued the yellow gold piping rock with the choice of two different movements. The second good guide book is the american pocket watches identification and price guide by roy ehrhardt and bill meggers and available at the heart of america press. Pocketwatch 101 the problem with sevenjewel watches. This swiss pocket watch is a beautiful example of why swiss watchmaking is so. Home forums horological education watches american pocket watches. The 430 is the 17 jewel precision verithin high end movement. Ive got a waltham watch company with swiss made on the back of the movement. Vintage marvin swiss made turler winding pocketfob watch open mechanical back. Antique and vintage elgin wristwatches collectors weekly. Together these cover the desired combinations of precision, verithincurvex, and 15 17 jewels. The front cover is solid and smooth and can be brought to an engraving place for personalization.
In the middle is the 435, a 17 jewel nonprecision movement. They are very high grade watches and probably come closer to the goal of part interchangeability and mechanized production than any other american pocket watch. Hamilton 992b railroad pocket watch, hamilton railway special. From the very beginning, elgin was finishing and selling over 100 watches per day and were working on thousands more. How to identify a waltham pocket watch our pastimes. All those factorsruggedness, durability, cost, ease of servicingwere why webb c. I have a 1984 marcel 17 jewell swiss made,shock resistant pocket watch and knife,trying to find the valuehelp, answered by a verified appraiser. High jewel examples are fervently sought by pocket watch collectors. Ever swiss pocket watch 17 jewels with color combinations.
Illinois lever open face 17 jewels antique pocket watches ebay. Gold plated pocket watches with 17 jewels for sale ebay. Imno certain about the first marking, because the wear has made it difficult to make out, there is also an 18k gold stamp. See more ideas about pocket watch antique, pocket watch and watches. Vtg arnex 17 jewels swiss roman numeral gold tone pocket watch. But swiss luxury manufacture vacheron constantin has taken the lead.
The elgin pocket watch is 10k white gold filled and features a foliate design along the back with an empty crest. Both models also had a larger and angular case than the 1928 model. Unless a pocket watch is very rare small differences can make a big difference in price. Beautiful vintage arnex incabloc 17 jewel swiss made. Ever swiss shock resistant swiss made 17 jewel pocket. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Vintage ever swiss mechanical wind up pocket watch 17 jewels, shock resistant, horses embossed.
The newly unveiled vacheron constantin reference 57260 pocket watch took. Arnex pocket watch, wondering the value, date, etc. A selection of two pocket watches including elgin and ever swiss. Since the emergence of the internet and even before the ever growing number of gruen lovers started researching and collecting material and up to today we already have a good insight into the brand history. Swiss made open face antique pocket watches with 17 jewels for. Vintage ever swiss 17 jewel pocket watch circa 1970 42mm gold plate case by kayesvintagejewelry on etsy see more. We simply urge you to read up on overwinding and maintenance before continuing with a purchase that contains jewels. Vintage everswiss 17 jewels shockresistant pocket watch. Warren, whose price guide books have been the authority on collectibles values since 1985. Just search ebay for closed auctions of 17 jewel watches from the 1950s.
Gold plated swiss made 17 jewels antique pocket watches for sale. A 17 jewel watch has every bearing from the balance wheel to the center. How to determine the value of a pocket watch catawiki. This development drove the swiss out of their dominating position at the cheaper end of. The face looks similar to a hamilton 992 i have, but from what ive read on here this is one of the swiss fakes, i guess.
Vtg ever swiss train pocket watch 17 jewels swiss made shock resistant nice. Although less accurate than pocket watches, wrist watches were significantly more convenient. Compact open face pocket watch featuring a blue motherofpearl dial. Perhaps better known for its pocket watches than wristwatches, the elgin national watch company began in august 1864 as the national watch company.
I got this on my 16th birthday and had not seen it for. The brand of the watch can also greatly impact the value. Store closures, insurance claims, misguided cargo, post office undeliverable packages or unclaimed merchandise. Cheap plating is often about 3 microns and will wear off quite quickly. It is fairly simple to confirm a watch is a waltham pocket watch and to identify the model and manufacturing date. Has a nice leafy design on the back of the case and a ducking hunting scene on the front of the case. Vintage ever swiss pocket watch,non working,17jewel shock resistant,fishing scenes on. Unfollow swiss 17 jewel pocket watch to stop getting updates on your ebay feed.
Cycle 17 jewels pocket watch swiss made foto blouse and. Bernex swiss made gold plated pocket watch with 17 jewel. Find great deals on ebay for ever swiss pocket watch. The 431 is the 15 jewel, nonprecision low end movement. As the title implies, this book doesnt cover wrist watches, but it does, however, cover pocket watches more. Lot vintage pocket watches ever swiss 17 jewels wind up westclox bulls eye look. I found it again a few days ago and asked my mom where she got it from and she said she bought it at an antique shop a long time ago, before she had me. Antique supreme langendorf swiss gold filled 15 jewel size 12 pocket watch. When we know the origin of the product, we describe it in the auction listing.
Raymondin april 1867, and it was immediately successful. Vintage ever swiss pocket watch, 17 jewel, shock resist. Below is a massive project that has been the better part of the last year in the process. If you are new to collecting pocket watches my best advice is to take your time, even buying from me. Vintage ever swiss pocket watch 17 jewel swiss made condition good preowned condition. Some pocket watches have been converted to wrist watches. Aug, 2018 the swiss manufacturers of hublot spared no expense in launching this product. May 16, 2017 vintage ever swiss 17 jewel pocket watch circa 1970 42mm gold plate case by kayesvintagejewelry on etsy. Aug 20, 2011 how do i identify the make of this pocket bike 48cm3 is stamped on jug and loncin is on the left side of the case. The hampden pocket watch started with 15 jeweled models in their early railroad watches, 15 jewels being the minimum standard for a railroad grade. These minimize friction and subsequent wear on the inner watch mechanism. A mechanical watch is a watch that uses a clockwork mechanism to measure the passage of time, as opposed to quartz watches which function electronically via a small battery. Vintage 17 jewel swiss made caravelle pocket watch dogs hunting deer. A lesser quality watch would only be made with a few jewels.
Woodford twinlid hunter skeleton back pocket watch 17 jewel. I have no knowledge of pocket watches so i cant say much about this piece. None of the lots had a description or sn of the movement, each lot just a photo of the face and a photo of the back of the case, along with the lot title that gave the maker name, and perhaps a jewel count. The hamilton watch company was housed on a acre 53,000 m 2 complex in lancaster. Elco pocket watch with a swiss unitas 429 movement. Discover the unique items that moosehornmanor creates. On the dial it has the logo ultrasonic, automatic, 17 jewels and swiss made. Vintage ever swiss mechanical wind up pocket watch 17. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. The first watch made under the hamilton name was an 18size 17 jewel pocket watch in 1893.
In rare cases, a pocket watch could have up to 25 jewels. They didnt speculate whether they were running or not, the size, nothing else. The searchable database consists of detailed reports on a ever growing list of items. I have a small ever swiss 17 jewel pocket watch with chain. At etsy, we pride ourselves on our global community of sellers. Wrist watches were able to achieve by 1969 similar accuracies as pocket watches. Our wide selection is eligible for free shipping and free returns. In 1948 and 1953 hamilton offered 17 jewels 747 movements.
Buy charleshubert, paris 3868s classic collection antiqued finish double hunter case mechanical pocket watch and other pocket watches at. A pocket watch or pocketwatch is a watch that is made to be carried in a pocket, as opposed. Es all stainless steel works to a depth of 50 meters165 feet. Bulova pocket watch 17 jewel wind up swiss model 17ah vintage. We have the masterful minds of italians and germans to thank for these magnificent timepieces. So, it isnt surprising that they needed some way of organizing and classifying these watches to make it easier to manufacture, for marketing purposes and for watchmakers to. Shop forand learn aboutantique waltham pocket watches. The term jewel refers to the industrial grade gemstones used as bearings for gears.
My swiss made, ever swiss, hunting case pocket watch, 17. Its 2 inches across the face of answered by a verified antique expert. I have a gold plated dynasty pocket watch and am wondering. Sep 26, 2009 how much is a 15 jewel elgin pocket watch made in 1904 worth. I have a 1984 marcel 17 jewell swiss made,shock resistant. To get a better feel of which watches are particularly successful at our auctions, take a look at some of the most expensive pocket watches to have sold on catawiki. Hamilton eventually took possession of aurora watch companys machinery shortly after incorporation. My swiss made, ever swiss, hunting case pocket watch, 17 jewels, beautiful heavy relief scenes on the front and back, hunting dog with birds.
Jan 03, 2011 i have this pocket watch that my mom gave me years back. Explains the wear problems inherent in nonjeweled bushings in lower grade american pocket watches. The 23 jewel 950b and its 21 jewel, threequarterplate brother, the 992b, are arguably the ultimate expression of the american railroad watch. Browse our amazing selection of gorgeous mens and womens watches from brands such as bulova, citizen, movado and more at jared.
Fine wrist watches price guide and appraisal guide. How much is a 15 jewel elgin pocket watch worth answers. Dynasty 17 jewels incabloc hunter case swiss pocket watch c1970s. The national watch company produced its first watchthe b.
Each etsy seller helps contribute to a global marketplace of creative goods. That design and type of movement was very common and there are lots of nice used watches like it to choose from. Discussed the differences between jeweled and nonjeweled bearings and illustrates common wear conditions in seven jewel watches. Vintage ever swiss pocket watch,non working,17jewel shock resistant,fishing scenes on both faces,roman numeral dial.
Find the perfect style for any occasion from the best watch brands with overstock your online watches store. Grossex gold tone mens pocket watch 17 jewels swiss 0 results. A mechanical watch is driven by a mainspring which must be wound either periodically by hand or via an automatic winding mechanism. Tissot lepine mechanical pocket watch, in white silver discover tissot swiss watches on our tissot canada store. The front displays a dial with black arabic numeral hour indicators, solid diamond styled hands, and a. Shop by number of jewels such as 23 jewels, 17 jewels, 21 jewels. To be honest i would not bother with a nonrunning watch of that class in.568 1001 627 342 141 1457 1037 1164 935 1447 251 1383 1006 913 760 719 177 1361 768 363 904 14 1419 217 1312 1207 1372 532 870 757 1081 1125 1270