Old pocket watches carry secrets as well as the time.Trying to find the correct date of a pocket watch’s manufacture becomes more difficult the older the watch is.The serial number can be found on the movement of the watch. made watch was manufactured is a much more complicated proposition, depending on how precise you want to be.
The first pocket watches were constructed in the 1500’s.
Antique and Vintage Pocket Watches with Gold and Silver Cases including Hunter and Half Hunter Pocket Watches, Watches by Waltham, Verge, and Swiss Makers including a large selection of Antique Scottish Pocket Watches.
Pocket watches are relics from the past for many, and a convenient way of checking time for a few.
The cellphone has replaced the pocket watch as a timepiece for most, but horology, the study of time and timepieces, continues to fascinate collectors.
Horologists repair and restore, make, conserve and appreciate watches and clocks of all sizes and styles, reports The British Horology Institute.