Souvenir Watch Holder Rheinfalls Switzerland Black ForestSouvenir Watch Holder Rheinfalls Switzerland Black ForestSouvenir Watch Holder Rheinfalls Switzerland Black ForestSouvenir Watch Holder Rheinfalls Switzerland Black ForestSouvenir Watch Holder Rheinfalls Switzerland Black ForestSouvenir Watch Holder Rheinfalls Switzerland Black Forest

Rheine Falls is the largest waterfall in Europe. It is located in Switzerland. This item is a souvenir that a tourist brought home from the falls with its ancient castle. It was made in Switzerland, likely at the end of the 19th , or beginning of the 20th Century. It was hand carved and known as Black Forest ware. It was designed to hold a pocket watch and when open would sit at your bedside to hold your pocket watch, and even act as a clock.

The exterior is marked Rheinfalls and has a picture of the falls, probably hand painted, with the castle in the background. The interior has a faded red velvet lining on the back of the carved out circle with notch top to hold your watch. There is also a carved floral design beneath the compartment. The wood is a light to medium brown color.

The piece measures 3 3/4" by 2 1/4" and is 1" deep. It will hold a watch that has a 1 5/8" diameter. The watch is not included, but just there for reference. It is in fine vintage condition.

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ITEM ID
003381
ITEM TYPE
Vintage
COLOR
Black

Souvenir Watch Holder Rheinfalls Switzerland Black Forest

$69

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