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Antique Bronze Pocket Watch - Amethyst Jewels - Pocket Watch Chain - Victorian - Steampunk - Watch - Item MPW47

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The ornate vintage design echoes elegant eras past. The cover is decorated with amethyst opalite cabs set in antique bronze vine design. Like a great estate sale find or a treasured family heirloom passed down from generations? Necklace option available.

A functional skeleton movement pocket watch shows the gears in motion. Top cover flips open to view to black face dial with copper Roman numerals. This is a mechanical style watch that keeps accurate time and will need to be wound but does not require batteries. Pocket watch measures 2 inches. I have made the pocket watch chain (fob) 14.5 inches with a clip. I can make this into a necklace but it is heavier then most watches that I use in necklaces. Please contact me if you would like it as a necklace for extra cost and chain design.

FEATURES: Item MPW47
* Amethyst opalite cabs accent the cover with ornate vine design.
* High precise Hand-winding Mechanical pocket watch.
* Elegant antique style bronze components
* Beautiful engraving on the back of case.
* Keeps accuracy time.
* Can be made into a necklace, contact for information.
* Packaged in black satin pouch, black jewelry box with ribbon, includes winding instructions.

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Setting the time
You will need to grasp the crown (button at the top) tightly and pull pretty hard. When you hear a click you will be able to turn the crown/button to set the time. Once you have set the time you will need to press the button firmly back towards the watch until you feel or hear a click.

Winding your pocket watch
You may wind your watch fully every day of use. Turn the winding crown (same button you set the time with) clockwise approx. 15 turns. Stop if you feel resistance. The mainspring is made to wind up all the way once a day. Once you finish winding the watch you will need to rock the watch back and forth to activate it. Most watches will run 26-30 hours on a full winding, but there can be exceptions.

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* First Class Mail 2-5 Days
* Priority Mail 1-3 Days
* Priority Express 1-2 Days

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* First Class Mail averages 8-12 bus days but it can vary 10-25 Days depending on location.
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* We do watch repair on our watches only.
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All items are shipped in a Gift Box:
* Pocket watch: Black silk pouch, black gift box, gold silk ribbon, winding instructions.
* Wrist watch: Watch protective sleeve, wrapped in black tissue, black gift box, gold silk ribbon, winding instructions. See pictures in listings.
* Jewelry: Sealed bag to prevent tarnish, padded white jewelry box, blue organza ribbon.
* There are two reasons often given for this tradition. The first (and likely apocryphal) is that "IV" is a representation for "Ivpiter", or Jupiter, the supreme Roman god, and that people were afraid to invoke his name on timepieces.

The real reason is aesthetics: watchmakers want to keep an approximate vertical symmetry in symbol width, and "IIII" is at better parity with "VIII" than "IV".

As for "correctness" of IV versus IIII, Roman numerals weren't standardized until long after the ancient Romans. Use of forms like "IIII" and "IIX" (for 8) and "IC" (for 99) was fairly common and, at times, preferred. It's a m
Locate the mainspring. It is between the '10' and the face center on a pocket watch, and between the "1" and the face center on a wrist watch. When loose the coils are relaxed into their outer area. At about 10 twists you will still see space between the coils. At 15 twists or less it is fully wound but you need to STOP while you can see slight space in the coil and before you feel resistance, so that the mainspring will not become frozen due to winding it too tight. When over wound the mainspring is in a tight knot at its center. Sometimes you can get an over wound watch to loosen up by giving it several good shakes. You grasp the watch firmly (so as not to drop it) and 'snap' it several times.

Antique Bronze Pocket Watch - Amethyst Jewels - Pocket Watch Chain - Victorian - Steampunk - Watch - Item MPW47

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: pocket watch, antique bronze, mechanical watch movements, fob chain with clip, amethyst opalite cabs
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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