The Vintage Wrist Watch Company
The Vintage Wrist Watch Company is located in PERSHORE, UK
Antique Silver Stockmar Half Hunter Pocket Watch
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The watch has a good quality 17-jewel (four adjustments) pocket watch movement which is working nicely. The plates are nicely patterned with Geneva stripes and gold jewel settings. The movement is stamped REF 968 which would usually indicate a Cyma / Tavannes movement but we cannot find any record of this calibre. The movement is protected by an inner hinged cover which has an inscription, 'Presented to F Cornaby by his colleagues of the Goswell Road branch'. The watch measures 52mm diameter excluding the winding stem and the loop. The case is silver and there are hallmarks inside for Birmingham 1936 with a case maker's mark for Aaron Dennison, the Dennison Watch Case Company manufactured cases for various watch makers. The case is in very nice condition and it has engine turned detail to both the front and back of the watch. The winding crown pushes in to open the front cover. Inside there is an acrylic lens which is in good condition. The dial looks very good to the naked eye with original blued steel hands, including the special half hunter hour hand so the time can be read when the front cover is closed. If viewed through a magnifying loupe then there are two short very faint hairlines. The watch comes in a new presentation box. ALL OF OUR PRICES INCLUDE UK AND WORLDWIDE POSTAGE. All of our watches are checked over before listing, and are also checked for accuracy which is usually within around +/- two to three minutes over 24 hours (unless otherwise stated), which is considered respectable for a vintage watch. We are a VAT registered company and all purchases are covered by Consumer Regulations. Credit / debit card purchases can be made over the telephone on 01386 750238 or you can proceed via the red Buy Now button. Non-UK buyers are welcome but payment can be made by Paypal only. Please note that we are an on-line only business and do not have facilities for callers. Our offices are open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm. With regards to appraisals / valuations, we receive a huge number of information requests each day and unfortunately do not have the manpower to deal with them all individually. Our advice would be to contact a local auctioneer for a full appraisal.
The Vintage Wrist Watch Company has clarified that the Antique Silver Stockmar Half Hunter Pocket Watch (LA227313) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1936
Price includes UK and worldwide postage
This Antique Silver Stockmar Half Hunter Pocket Watch is located in PERSHORE, UK