Pocket Watches

Presentation mechanical pocket watch

    Presentation mechanical pocket watch

    Switzerland, Russia (assembly)


    Firm "Paul Buhre"

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

    Diameter - 4.8 cm. Case thickness - 0.7 cm

    On the upper lid - stamps: "squirrel", "0.583", "16". On cuvette - stamp "squirrel", '0583', '14", "77016". On Remontoir - stamp "squirrel"


    Mechanical pocket watch in smooth round golden case, with three lids, a ring and a crown (winder). An enamel image of Small State Emblem of the Russian Empire - the double-headed eagle under three crowns with the ribbon of the Order of St. Andrew the Apostle with flying ends, with sceptre and orb in its claws is placed on the guilloche background on the upper lid. The lid of the case is covered with the guilloche ornament. There is an engraved inscription on the lid of the mechanism: "Павелъ Буре поставщикъ Двора Его Величества No 77016". White enamel dial, the symbols on the watch scale are black, hour and minute hands are golden, the hands of the second small dial are of blued steel. Two scales on the watch dial: the minute one, which is divided into 60 graduations with Arabic numerals, hour scale is divided into 12 graduations with Roman numerals and a small second dial with Arabic numerals. The movement with a balance wheel on jewels with anchor escapement, spring movement, the device of hours', minutes' and seconds' hands indication and Remontoir (device for winding). This watch is a granted gift from the Cabinet of His Imperial Majesty.