Vintage Circa 193'S Mappin purse watch / travel watch / pocket watch in good working order. The dial is silver in colour with gold coloured and hands and marked Mappin 17 Jewels Incabloc.
The movement is fully jewelled with a Swiss Lever escapement clean with a good strong tick keeping good time. To the case is marked US Pat 2640668 US Pat 2719402. To open the watch is done by sliding the cover back and forth. The dial and dial glass are clean and clear and free from any chips or cracks with a little scratching to the dial glass. The cased is clean and bright and has worn as to its age please see photos.
It Measures 36mm across and 53mm long closed and 36mm by 78mm open. The dial is 21mm by 21mm.
MAPPIN IS A PRESTIGIOUS LONDON JEWELLER THAT DOESN'T GET MUCH BETTER FOR QUALITY JEWELLERY AND. Is a jewellery company headquartered in the. Mappin & Webb traces its origins to a silver workshop founded in 1775. It now has retail stores in the UK.
To British monarchs since 1897. The company's master craftsman Martin Swift is the current. Mappin & Webb traces its origins to 1775, when Jonathan Mappin opened a. Then as now a major centre of the English silver trade.The business eventually became Mappin Brothers. One of Jonathan Mappin's great grandsons, John Mappin, started his own business in London, Mappin & Company, in 1860, which became Mappin, Webb & Co. In 1862 after John Mappin was joined by his brother-in-law George Webb.
The first Mappin & Webb store opened in 1860 at 77-78. And vanity products swiftly gained renown. S a natural progression from silverware, Mappin & Webb began designing jewellery. Acquired Mappin Brothers in 1903. Mappin & Webb expanded internationally beginning in the 1890s.Its first overseas store was established in Johannesburg. And stores soon followed in Buenos Aires. However all international stores closed in the second half of the 20th century.
Mappin & Webb has created jewellery for royalty both in the United Kingdom and internationally. Patrons have included Queen of France. The Empress of Russia and. The company historically held Royal Warrants to both the Russian Empire and the Japanese Royal Household. Was the first British monarch to commission Mappin & Webb.
Victoria's Golden Jubilee necklace was created by the house in 1888 and was designated by the queen as an heirloom of the Crown. Mappin & Webb has held. In the UK since 1897.
Today, Mappin & Webb holds warrants to both. Mappin & Webbs master craftsman Martin Swift was appointed in 2012 to the position of. The custodian of the British.
Who is responsible for preparing them for the State opening of Parliament and other state occasions. The brand has a strong sporting heritage: it produced the original.Trophy, and made trophies for the. Horse races for 75 years. PLEASE EXAMINE ALL PICTURES AS THESE ARE A BIG PART OF THE DESCRIPTION. Given the age of the watch, the timing stated cannot be guaranteed, and further adjustments may be necessary to improve the performance stated. IDEAL GIFT FOR RETIREMENT, WEDDING GIFT , for best man or groom FATHERS DAY/MOTHERS DAY , WEDDING GIFT , ANNIVERSARIES, GRADUATION , CHRISTMAS, BIRTHDAYS. The item "VINTAGE ART DECO MAPPIN & WEBB PURSE WATCH TRAVEL POCKET 1930'S 17 JEWELS FWO" is in sale since Friday, November 03, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Pocket Watches/Chains/Fobs". The seller is "john2you2010" and is located in KILWINNING, North Ayrshire. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, all countries in continental Asia, United States, Canada, Ireland, Germany, France, Greece, Italy, Spain.