3.3 Giant Silver Calendar Moonphase Pocket Watch with Original Leather case and Patent Winding System. Open Face. 66mm. Patent Wind and Set. Circa 1890


Movement – the gilt lever movement has a 2 day mainspring. The movement is wound by a patent system on the back, which has a flap for a handle which you lift up and wind. The hands are set by a wheel on the back. The movement is in 95% mint condition

Case – the movement comes in a large silver case, which has a hinged back and a snap on bezel. The case has a smooth plain finish. The case is signed inside the back cover “W. Payne & Co, 163 New Bond Street, London”. The case is in 85% mint condition – some small dings and bruises with light scratches on the back

Dial – the white enamel dial has a full set of blue steel hands and a series of smaller subs seconds dials with blue steel pointers. The dial has a month register under the 12, a day register by the 9, a date register by the 3 and a moonphase function under the 12. The day, date and moon change automatically with the passing of the hands and these can be changed manually by a series of levers under the bezel. The month function only moves manually by its corresponding lever. The attractive dial has a beautiful gold moonphase dial and red enamel accents on the registers. The dial is in 90% mint condition – light hairlines The watch comes in its original red leather desk case. The watch has a thick bevelled glass.

 
£1250 including shipping -