Pocket Watches

Presentation mechanical pocket watch with chain and case

    Presentation mechanical pocket watch with chain and case

    Switzerland, Russia, Augsburg


    Paul Buhre firm

    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 smooth round golden case, with three lids, a ring and a crown. The enamel image of small State Emblem of the Russian Empire - two-headed eagle beneath three crowns, with the St. Andrew the Apostle ribbons with flapping ends, with sceptre and orb in its claws is on the upper lid guilloched background. The watch case lid is covered with guilloche ornament. The engraved inscription in Cyrillic is on cuvette. Enamel dial is white, hours' scale marks are black. Hands are gold (hours', minutes' and seconds' hands). The hands of the small dial are made of blue-finished steel. Two scales are on the watch dial: the minutes' one, which is divided into 60 graduations by Arabic numerals, the hours' scale that is divided into 12 graduations by Roman numerals and small seconds' dial with Arabic numerals. The movement with balance wheel on ruby jewels with lever escapement, spring movement, minute repeater on gongs and Remontoir (device for winding). The watch is embedded in the brand box: "Julius J Johnson / Norre.Farimagsgade 67 / KOBENHAVN". This watch is a granted gift of His Imperial Majesty Cabinet.