This Chester ENGLAND Hallmarked for 1893.
18ct Gold Centre Seconds Chronograph Pocket Watch.
It is hallmarked with the maker's mark "W.S" the "crown" and "18" for 18 carat gold, the Chester town mark and date letter "K" for 1893.
The watch bears a wonderful hand engraved presentation inscription Monogram for "AB."
The gold case is in good condition, there are very little signs of wear, the Bow has been refurbished.
The Roman numerals of Black / White Enamel Dial in very good condition, no hair lines.
The watch is in working order and keeping fair time, the start/stop lever on the side, has most properly been disconnected , which was common.
Signed Dial "Centre Seconds" Chronograph. 18888
Case No. 18888 / 35 / F
Movement signed 18888.
Case size is 55mm
Case size with Bail 76mm
Case thickness with Lens 18mm.
Gross weight is 138.9 grams
18k Gold weight without movement, 63.5 grams.
Approx. GOLD only weight 55 grams of 18k yellow gold. ( over $1,677 of scrap value )
Hand wind from Crown with thumb nail hand change.
Comes with its original Case.
A fine piece of ENGLISH History.
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