Golden IWC pocket watch

(Goldene IWC Taschenuhr)

Goldene Taschenuhr der Schweizer Uhrenmanufaktur IWC 'International Watch Company".  IWC wurde 1868 von dem Amerikaner Florentine Ariosto Jones, der zuvor schon als Uhrenmacher in Boston arbeitete, gegründet.

Bei diesem Modell habdelt es sich um eine mit Wappen verzierte, mechanische Taschenuhr mit persönlicher Gravur im Inneren auf einem der drei Deckel. Eine Paradebeispiel einer hochwertigen Schweizer Uhr.

Golden pocket watch of the Swiss watchmaker IWC "International Watch Company". IWC was founded by American Engineer  Florentine Ariosto Jones in 1868. He had been working as a watchmaker in Boston before.

This pocket watch has a very beautiful crest embossed, a mechanical clockwork and a personal engraving on one of the three lids. A classic example of Swiss watchmaking.


Gravur | engraving // "17.9.1900 Für 25 jährige Thätigheiten im Geschäft von deinem Bruder Andreas"


Maße und Material | measurements and material

585er Gold mit Punze auf den Innenseiten zweier Deckel. Mit Punze des Herstellers "IWC", Nummerrierung "205156" und weiteren Symbolen wie Krone und Eichhörnchen. Das Eichhörnchen ist die Schweizer Markierung für den Goldgehalt.  | Gold with a finesse of 585/000, with hallmark on the insides of both lids. With maker's mark "IWC", number "205156" plus a Crown- and Squirrel-Symbol. The squirrel is a swiss gold finesse indicator.

Mechanisches Uhrwerk, lässt sich aufziehen (keine Garantie für die einwandfreie Funktion) | mechanical clockwork, can be wined up (no guarantee of proper function)

Maße | measurements // 5,1 cm Ø

Gesamtlänge der Uhr | total length of the watch // 7,1 cm

Gesamtgewicht | total weight // 94,96 g

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