Antique 18ct gold freesprung minute recording flyback chronograph pocket watch. The heavy gold 52mm diameter case with full British hallmark London 1899, the case makers mark PW. The gilt three quarter plate keyless wind and pin set, fully jewelled, going barrel movement with lever escapement, compensation balance with freesprung blue steel overcoil hairspring, diamond end stone and screwed in jewelling.
Signed James Ballantyne & Son. Numbered 30934 corresponding to that on the case. White enamelled dial with Roman numerals and gold hands, the chapter ring split into 1/5th seconds shown by the chronograph centre seconds flyback hand.
A separate subsidiary flyback dial below twelve for 30 minute chronograph recording and separate continuous seconds dial above six. The sprung front cover flips open via the winding button release as it should and the round gold button for the chronograph at twelve is auto disabled when the front cover is closed. This watch is in very nice condition, it works well and keeps good time.
It has an antique presentation box marked, Muir & Sons, 460 Argyle St, Glasgow. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "newtoyounotsecondhand" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.