Antique 1908 7 Jewelled Size 16s U.S.A. WALTHAM Traveler Gold Plated Sidewinding Open Faced Pocket Watch.
Weight: 96.35gms Size: 51.52mm
Case: Gold Plated case with screw-on case back and front bezel. Both threads working fine but there are some gouge marks and scratches on the case back and in places where previous owners have used instruments to try to open the case!! Inside case back is serial number 3256314 with some tiny watch repairers markings from past repairs and services. The case is a Rarer Canadian Maker and is marked EMPRESS AWC.Co. guaranteed to last 10 years. Bow and stem crown winder are in the 3 o'clock position.
Dial: Crystal present and intact in very good condition, with only small wear marks commensurate with age. The white enamelled dial face is in lovely clean condition with some tiny fine hairlines around 12 o'clock position. Black Roman numerals with minute markers around the outside chapter ring. Face reads WALTHAM and has a seconds subsidiary dial with sweep hand in the 6 o'clock position. The central hands are in gold but the hour hand is slightly mishaped.
Movement: 1899 Traveler model with serial number 16591129 dating the movement to 1908. Movement has nice looking blued screws and is a side stem and crown wound spring, with going barrel and with a compensated balance. Would benefit from a clean and service.
THE WATCH WINDS AND RUNS WELL
NO GUARANTEE IS OFFERED FOR ACCURACY OR FOR FUTURE FUNCTIONING OF THIS TIMEPIECE