Pocket Watches

Mechanical pocket gift watch, with a chain

    Mechanical pocket gift watch, with a chain

    Switzerland, Russia (assembly), Augsburg


    Firm "Paul Buhre"

    Gold, enamel, glass, metal alloys; guilloche, engraving, presswork

    Diameter - 5.0 cm, case thickness - 1.2 cm, chain length - 21.5 cm

    On the top lid stamp "squirrel", "0.583", "86".
    On the case and movement stamp "squirrel", "0583", "14K", "107486".
    On Remontoir - stamp "squirrel"


    Mechanical pocket watch in a smooth round golden case, with three lids, a ring and a crown. An enamel image of a small State Emblem of the Russian Empire - the double-headed eagle under three crowns, with the St. Andrew the Apostle ribbons with flapping ends, with sceptre and orb in its claws is on the guilloched background on the upper lid. The watch case lid is covered with the guilloche ornament. There is an engraved inscription in Cyrillic on cuvette: "Павелъ Буре поставщикъ Двора Его Величества No 107486". Enamel dial is white, hour scale marks are black. Hands are gold (hour, minute and second hands). The hands of the small dial are made of blue-finished steel. There are two scales on the watch dial: the minute one, which is divided into 60 graduations with Arabic numerals, an hour scale is divided into 12 graduations with Roman numerals and a small second dial with Arabic numerals. The movement with balance wheel on ruby jewels with anchor escapement, spring movement, the minute repeater on gongs and Remontoir (device for winding). The watch is embedded in the firm's box: "Julius J Johnson / Norre.Farimagsgade 67 / KOBENHAVN". This watch is a granted gift of His Imperial Majesty Cabinet.