Please do not ask for a lower price so you can melt it as the price is set for restoration and NOT scrap. This lot comes to you with no guarantees or warranties other than it is authentic and accurately described. ANTIQUE WALTHAM 8S 7J WILLIAM ELLERY GRADE KW KS POCKET WATCH SOLID GOLD CASE.Antique Waltham Solid Gold Hunters Cased Pocket Watch for Restoration. 8 Size 7 Jewel William Ellery Grade Keywind Keyset Movement from 1879. Porcelain Glass Enamel Dial with Blued Finished Spade Style Hands. 14K Solid Gold Hunters Case weighs in at 30.3g(without crystal or movement). 42.6mm in Diameter(not including crown or bow). This lot comes to you AS-IS with no implied warranties or guarantees. This watch comes to you as found and as shown. It is currently not running however, the balance staff appears to be good as there is no wobble to the balance wheel.
The movement's case screw is broken off and thus just sitting in the case loose. The bezel will not snap closed due to the screw not seating the movement in the case properly. The crystal is missing from the bezel. Beautiful hunter's case stamped A.
Does not have a gold stamp but it acid tests as solid gold and tested with a reading of 14K. These particular size cases are known by Waltham experts to often be cased in solid gold cases even though there are no trademarks indicating the gold content. The covers open and close as they should having good hinges, mostly able to hold position when opened. The front cover spring is weak or broken as the cover does not "pop" up when the crown is depressed. Our inventory consists mainly of used items from 1 year old to 180 years old and usually have some type of mechanical motor or machine driving it.We do our best to describe them accurately however, we cannot foresee the future and old parts can break at any time without warning, and without visible flaw. We are a small family owned business and have been operating for over 19yrs. We believe in honest business practices similar to the NWACC sworn oath that is required for membership. Even though the NWACC does not enforce it, we pay special attention in trying to uphold and protect the hobby of collecting clocks and watches.
We try to disclose anything that has been done to alter a particular timepiece, but more importantly, we do not tear apart timepieces, parting them out s. Trictly to make a profit. Everything we sell as parts either comes to us that way, or it's too far gone for restoration.
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This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "theclockandwatchstore" and is located in Oakland, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.