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Masonic Waltham Pocket Watch the Gentlemen’s Dress Pocket Watch Housed in this Exceptional Gold Fill Case circa 1901

$1,775.00 $1,475.00

Folks we have a truly fine offering for your consideration in this antique Masonic Waltham Pocket Watch, Grade P.S. Bartlett Model 1883 circa 1901. This Waltham is a size 18 and measures 2 ¼ inches in diameter, a substantial pocket watch and the most popular size pocket watch at the turn of the century. The highlight of this timepiece is the hand engraved Masonic engraving of the case back, truly a rare find in such fine condition. This Gentlemen’s Dress Pocket Watch of the day was a symbol of prestige and status and manufactured to the highest of standards and this is an excellent example with this wonderful configuration; the pristine Waltham P.S. Bartlett Movement, Waltham Double Sunk Dial, Masonic hand engraved Philadelphia Case Company Gold Fill Case and highlighted with the original heat-treated Blued Steel Hands. This Waltham Pocket Watch and shows beautifully and I hope the pictures and extreme magnification help in the description of this truly fine Waltham Masonic Dress Pocket Watch of the day.

This is another excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a worldwide standard for beauty and accuracy in timekeeping.

This Antique Pocket Watch has been cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy. This entails a complete disassembly and all parts cleaned and reassembled using the finest watch oil and gear grease.

This Antique Waltham Pocket Watch is warranted for one full year from the date of purchase.

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Folks we have a truly fine offering for your consideration in this antique Waltham Pocket Watch, Grade P.S. Bartlett Model 1883 circa 1901. This Waltham is a size 18 and measures 2 ¼ inches in diameter, a substantial pocket watch and the most popular size pocket watch at the turn of the century. The highlight of this timepiece is the hand engraved Masonic engraving of the case back, truly a rare find in such fine condition. This Gentlemen’s Dress Pocket Watch of the day was a symbol of prestige and status and manufactured to the highest of standards and this is an excellent example with this wonderful configuration; the pristine Waltham P.S. Bartlett Movement, Waltham Double Sunk Dial, Philadelphia Case Company Gold Fill Case and highlighted with the original heat-treated Blued Steel Hands. This Waltham Pocket Watch and shows beautifully and I hope the pictures and extreme magnification help in the description of this truly fine Masonic Waltham Dress Pocket Watch of the day.

This fine Waltham P.S. Bartlett is housed in the original Philadelphia Case Co. case. This fine Waltham is faced with double sunk dial that is in excellent condition and referred to as a “Breguet Dial” with the black stylized Arabic numerals against the bright white background. This double sunk dial is made using three Copper Plates soldiered together, and then baked with many layers of Silica giving the dial the deep rich porcelain finish. This fine dial is highlighted with the original and delicate and beautifully blued heat-treated Spade Steel hands. This fine Waltham Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for generations to come.

The Waltham Pocket Watch Grade P.S. Bartlett and is one of the most popular and collected of all pocket watches manufactured. This P.S. Bartlett has a 17 Jewel Movement, a high jewel count for the day. Few railroads would have rejected this as a “Railroad Grade Pocket Watch” when first introduced in 1901. This is referred to as a full plate Nickel Silver Movement and is stem set and stem wound. This P.S. Bartlett also has 17 Ruby Jewels and is adjusted to positions and temperature with flush gold jewel settings with a single roller. This high grade pocket watch also has a micro regulator, gold balance weights, gold center wheel and train with a steel escapement all designed for an incredibly accurate timepiece. This Waltham Pocket Watch has just been serviced and is an excellent timekeeper as designed.

This is another excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a worldwide standard for beauty and accuracy in timekeeping.

This Antique Pocket Watch has been cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy. This entails a complete disassembly and all parts cleaned and reassembled using the finest watch oil and gear grease.

This Antique Waltham Pocket Watch is warranted for one full year from the date of purchase.

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