935 silver pocket watch case

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935 silver pocket watch case

Post by ashjacko » Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:56 pm

Was out today with Timmy64 and Graham on some old pasture and Tim managed to find this nice bit of silver and after a bit of research it turns out to be a Swiss watch case from 1887-1933 and has the three bears on it.

Nice to find a higher grade of silver.
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Re: 935 silver pocket watch case

Post by fred » Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:27 pm

That is a Swiss silver mark mate. The Swiss made lots of watch cases for export but they were usually hallmarked by the receiving country so you don't see them that often. The watch is a ladies one and probably dates to late Victorian or Edwardian times. Nice find. ::g
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Re: 935 silver pocket watch case

Post by Dave The Slave » Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:15 am

That`s a nice find.
Never seen 935 before, thanks for the photo.
Well Found ::g
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Re: 935 silver pocket watch case

Post by sweepstick47 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:11 am

A very nice find ::g As Fred says, a lady's fob watch with a typically highly decorated back and made in huge numbers. Often found with totally destroyed movements but sometimes the face is preserved being silver. These too can be highly figured and often sport gold numerals making them attractive collectors pieces in their own right. Often sought after by watch restorers although not quite as popular as the bigger gent's version.

Time to start a new facet to your collection perhaps? ::g Regards ss47
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Re: 935 silver pocket watch case

Post by TheMellowedMole » Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:58 am

Nice find with amazing detail.
Well done.

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