Victorian 18ct, 18k, 750 Gold pocket watch with key, John Bennett, 64 – 65 Cheapside, London, Circa 1870
Rare, Antique open Face Pocket Watch made by one of the most important watchmakers of the XIX century in England – Sir John Bennett, who was a Maker to the Royal Observatory
The pocket watch is beautifully made in 18ct Yellow Gold, with a decorative floral dial and black Roman numerals, on the reverse is a beautifully hand engraved foliate and scroll design.
The interior of the back cover is stamped 18K and numbered 23756.
There is also an 18k hallmark at the top of the watch (gold section attached to the jump ring (please see images)).
The interior cover is in engraved with the coat of arms and the following inscription:
Maker to the Royal Observatory
65 & 64 Cheapside London
The pocket watch is complete with key and is in working order. It is beautifully presented in a new black leatherette and velvet box.
Measurements: 40 x 56 x 9.5mm
Hallmarks: 18k (denotes 18carat gold)
Weight: 41 grams
Condition: good condition
Date: Victorian (1837 to 1901)