This is a very pretty asymmetrical flip top wristwatch with velvet finish to the wristband (mark 7/16 REG on the back). This beautiful Deco example has a rose gold colored gilt finish and a fluted top that springs open by pressing a button at the bottom of the case. It has a pearlised dial and iridescent numerals. This is an excellent example of a beautiful Deco piece of jewelry. This watch is amongst the group of discreet cocktail watches that do not immediately declare their timepiece-nature. It is currently working. Watch face width 0.59 ins x height 0.68 ins (1.5cm x 1.75cm), maximum length 8.26 ins (21cm).Weight 16 grams. This item can be seen in the book, "How the Watch was Worn - A Fashion for 500 Years", on page 249.
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