Exceedingly Rare Possibly Unique Russian Box
Wood Gent’s 14-Size Open Face Pocket Watch
Swiss; Mans; Circa: 1890
CASE: The 14-size open face brown wood case displays a glass back
to show the movement.
DIAL: This silver color/wood dial features Roman numerals and
MOVT: The 7-jewel wood keyset movement has a lever escapement and
a bridge-style layout.
C 2 (The case is in perfect
D 2 (The dial is in perfect
M 2 (The movement is in perfect
R 10 (Rarity on a scale of #1 being
very common to #10 being extremely rare.)
Experts Opinion: Wooden watches are extremely rare - this is a superb
example! All parts of the watch are cut and carved from wood, except the
balance, mainspring, dial chapter ring, bow, escapement and screws. The
watch runs and keeps time! A great watch of much importance!