Ch. F. Tissot & Son 40mm 16J LS ladies' pocket watch #75595, heavy 14k gold fully engraved HC

Ch. F. Tissot & Son 40mm 16J LS ladies' pocket watch #75595, heavy 14k gold fully engraved HC

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Ch. F. Tissot & Son 40mm 16J lever set (LS) ladies' pocket watch #75595, handsome nickel bridge movement with a single finger bridge and an unusual layout on the primary plate, ruby jewels and a sunburst damascene design, porcelain enamel dial with roman numerals and a subsidiary seconds register is marked "Ch. F. Tissot & Son Locle", dial has a faint hairline near the edge at 6 o'clock along with some small imperfections around the edge of the dial under the bezel, purple steel moon-style hands, heavy 14k fully engraved hunting case (HC) with an elaborate star & vermicelli pattern engraved deeply across both covers, fancy rectangular monogram shield on one side with the initial "F", faceted star design on the reverse, a thin line of coin edge engraving on each bezel, geometric & vermicelli pattern engraved on the frame and a glass crystal, dust cover has been inscribed "M Ellen Fickett 1890" (or similar) in fancy script, case is showing only very light even wear overall, measures approx. 42mm in diameter x 60mm in length x 13mm thick. This is an impressively heavy, high quality solid gold watch from the late 1880s in excellent+ condition!
  • Year Made: 1880s
  • Company: Ch. F. Tissot & Son
  • Movement Size: 3540mm
  • Jewels: 1216J
  • Setting/Movement Type: lever set
  • Serial #: 75595
  • Movement Finish: nickel
  • Movement Details: bridge layout, fancy plate layout
  • Dial Material: porcelain enamel
  • Dial Details: jeweler's mark, "Ch. F. Tissot & Son Locle"
  • Hand Style: moon - standard
  • Case Style: HC
  • Case Material: Solid Gold - Yellow
  • Case Details: "M Ellen Fickett 1890" inscription, monogram
  • Case Width/Diameter: 42mm (1.65 inches)
  • Case Length, bow included: 60mm (2.36 inches)
  • Case Thickness: 13mm (0.51 inches)
  • Crystal Material: glass
  • Condition: Excellent +
  • Gender: Unisex
We have included this watch in our Mechanic's Special section because it is currently in our office queue for maintenance. Often, a cleaning and service is all the watch will need to get it back to the level of running condition we strive for in our active sales catalog. However, on occasion a more serious problem may have presented itself with the watch. If you are interested in more information on the status of this watch, the anticipated maintenance needed on it, or to purchase this watch AS-IS, please contact us.

If you decide to purchase this watch in its current non-running condition, we do NOT offer our standard 30-day return on any Mechanic's Special items.
On these items, all sales are AS IS and FINAL.
This watch comes complete with an appropriate, intact glass crystal; however, on request PM Time Service can replace the current crystal on this pocket watch for you. We offer a number of new and vintage crystal choices for pocket watches; you can select your desired choice from the dropdown menu below.

Please note that the average turnaround time for all pocket watch crystal replacements will be two days from the placement of the order.

Contact us with any further questions or for an estimate on any shipping delays.

Please note: if you add this watch with a crystal exchange option to your shopping cart but later change your mind on the crystal selection type, you'll need to remove the watch from the cart in order to make a new crystal selection. Once that is done, you can return to this page and add that new combination to the cart. We apologize for the limitations to our system that prevent you making that change from the shopping cart directly.

Unlike modern quartz watches, most vintage watches need daily winding in order to keep the watch functioning for timekeeping. Additionally, there are a number of different ways to set the time other than simply pulling the crown away from the watch body. We are happy to provide an overview of each of the different setting types on our "How To Use" page, where we also provide information on proper winding techniques for each style and some suggestions for the proper long term care and storage of your watch.

For additional information on gold colors and how they are classified, please check out this helpful Wikipedia article.

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We process a very large number of watches and accessories each year for sale via our website, eBay and local avenues. We attempt to offer descriptions and photos that are as complete and clear as possible on each item, and we always encourage you to write us with questions if something is not addressed in the description!

In each description, we attempt to note the following things:
<maker><size><jewels><setting><adjustments><grade/model><serial number>, <movement information>, <dial information>, <hand information>, <case information>, <misc. information>, <overall condition and comments>

Taking an example of a watch already described, we've bracketed the different sections and ordered them as above:
<Ball-Hamilton> <16S> <21J> <LS> <adj.> <Official RR Standard> <#B651197>, <nickel movement with gold jewel settings and concentric circle damascene pattern, should be noted that the gears on the movement may not be all original however watch is running strong and not affecting running condition>, <porcelain Ball marked dial with Arabic numbers has very faint hairline (not distracting)>, <blue steel hands>, <beautiful YGF SB&B Ball marked case with engraved bezels and blank monogram shield showing normal even wear (no brass)>, <fancy bow>. <High grade Ball watch in very good condition, perfect to carry everyday!>

We also provide a List of Abbreviations that we use in our descriptions, as well as a Pocket Watch Sizing Chart that explains numerically and graphically the various sizes of pocket watches that we offer.
We offer a 30-day return period beginning the day you receive your items for all PM Time Service merchandise. To receive a full refund, the item must be return in "as shipped" condition, with no new personalized engravings or end-user adaptions. Items damaged in transit will be eligible for the full refund pending the application of the insurance claim on the damaged watch or item. Please see our Shipping & Return Policy page for full details.
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