Time Antiquarian's Profile
Time Antiquarian is a small shop offering exceptional antique pocket watches from the 1800's to the 1940's. All of the watches offered are in working condition.
CHOOSING A POCKET WATCH
A little bit of knowledge to help you pick out a pocket watch that suits your needs:
Jeweled movements are prevalent all of the pocket watches in our shop. Many times, you will see this noted as a number followed by the letter "j." Jewels are hard minerals that are added to the mechanics of the watch to prevent wear at pivot or collision points. The number of jewels is usually an indication of the quality of the watch. A low-end watch will have usually have 7 jewels. Quality movements will have at least 17 jewels. And, premium watches will contain 21 jewels or more. Watches with…
- Joined August 23, 2011