ANTIQUE WALTHAM OPEN FACE POCKET WATCH W/STERLING SILVER CASE – NICE PROJECT


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*********AMERICAN WALTHAM WATCH CO.”STERLING” MOVEMENT  OPEN FACE POCKET WATCHWITH STERLING SILVER CASETHIS FINE OLD POCKET WATCH IS BEING SOLD AS PARTS OR RESTORATION AS IT IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING.  I NOTE THAT THE BALANCE WHEEL IS WOBBLY AND DOES NOT SWING FREELY.  KEY WIND MOVEMENT BUT NO KEY WITH THE WATCH.  MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBER 9368923 WHICH DATES THE MOVEMENT TO 1899 AND LISTS AS SIZE 18s, 7 JEWELS,  MODEL 1883, GRADE – STERLING.  CASE HAS OUTER DIAMETER OF APPROX. 53 MM AND IS 18 MM THICK (COUNTING CRYSTAL).  OUTER BACK COVER HAS A FEW SMALL DENTS THAT SHOULD BE EVIDENT IN THE PHOTOS.STERLING SILVER CASE IS COMPLETE BUT BOW IS MISSING.  FRONT AND BACK HINGED COVERS WORK PROPERLY AND CLOSE SECURELY.  DIAL IS NICE AND BRIGHT WITH ONLY A COUPLE VERY MINUSCULE CRACKS.  ALL HANDS ARE PRESENT.  CRYSTAL IS COMPLETE WITH NO ISSUES OTHER THAN NORMAL RUB MARKS. AS THIS IS A PARTS OR RESTORATION WATCH, THERE IS NO RETURNS OR REFUNDS.  BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE PHOTOS. PLEASE NOTE :