‘St. Andrews’ gold bespoke watch with repeater and dead-beat seconds

‘St. Andrews’ piece unique Custom made repeater & jumping second, golf scene enamel dial This big gold watch ‘St. Andrews’ bespoke watch was made upon the customer’s request as a tribute to his favorite UK golf field ‘The Old Course St. … Continue reading “‘St. Andrews’ gold bespoke watch with repeater and dead-beat seconds”

“Scarab Beetle” gold pendant watch restoration, ca 1850’s

Very rare pendant watch made in Switzerland circa 1850’s. Being a sacred symbol in Ancient Egypt, “Scarab amulet” artifacts became quite popular in age of manifold Egypt expeditions. These “Beetle” watches were spectacular ladies gadget pending on a longer gold chain. Solid gold hand-made case with finely … Continue reading ““Scarab Beetle” gold pendant watch restoration, ca 1850’s”

218. LEONVILLE No 526, Locle, Swiss, ~1890s

FEATURES Ornate enamel dial with gold applications High-class antique movement, Vacheron type layout Technical data MOVEMENT type: swiss lever, 16 jewels, Vacheron-style bridge layout balance type: bimetallic cut balance with screw weights, plain hairspring numbers: 526 serial signature: C. Leonville — Locle — No 526 age & origin: made in Switzerland, circa 1890’s, all original condition: very … Continue reading “218. LEONVILLE No 526, Locle, Swiss, ~1890s”