1930s 9ct gold cased Waltham USA pocket watch with applied gold Arabic numerals and subsidiary seconds dial, the 17 jewels movement marked Colonial Waltham USA 29543934. 42mm diameter, within antique watch box
Sold for £320
Inside case is hallmarked 9ct gold, Birmingham 1938, makers mark A.L.D and numbered 658208. To inner case to movement is marked Dennison ‘9 375’ plus makers mark and numbered.
One of the hours hands has come off but still present behind the glass. Watch winds and ticks but we cannot guarantee the accuracy of its time keeping. Back of case has some light scratching commensurate with age and use, otherwise the overall condition is good and clean with no inscriptions/engravings.
Weight 56.4 grams
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