Sheffield by Trace 1J pendant style watch, vintage nickel full plate mechanical manual-wind movement, mint brown metal dial with matte finish and sunburst style gradient from light to medium brown going from the center of the dial to the outer edge, raised gold markers, heavy gold steel baton style hands, smooth polish large oval yellow base metal (YBM) case with the crown at 6 o'clock and an engraved bail at 12 o'clock, case showing light even wear, also comes with a vintage yellow gold filled (YGF) floral design lapel pin with secure pin latch and hook in back that holds a watch to your person when worn. Watch measures approx. 35mm wide x 44mm tall, pin measures approx. 25mm wide x 19mm tall. A beautiful vintage watch and pin set in excellent+ condition!
- Age Description:
Sheffield by Trace
- Jewels: 1J
- Setting/Movement Type:
- Movement Finish: nickel
- Dial Material: metal
- Dial Color: brown
- Hand Style:
- Case Style:
Base Metal - Yellow
Case Length, bow included:
21mm (0.83 inches)
24mm (0.94 inches)
7mm (0.28 inches)
- Crystal Material: plastic
This watch is in good running condition, unless otherwise noted in the description. This means that on receipt, pending any item-specific running conditions noted in the description, you can expect the watch to be winding and setting properly and to run smoothly while keeping reasonable time. We consider "reasonable time" to meet these basic guidelines:
- Railroad Grade Watches will be keeping +/- 5 minutes per day
- Pocket and Wrist Watches with 15 or more jewels will be keeping +/- 10 minutes per day
- All key wind watches and watches with 14 or fewer jewels will be keeping +/- 15 minutes per day
The above guideline is the lowest standard in which we would ship out a watch, however in most cases, you will see much better timekeeping. Most of our watches have been in storage for many years, so if you plan on carrying/wearing them everyday, you should consider having them cleaned and oiled soon, and then once a year thereafter to keep them in top running condition. If the watches will be for occasional use or display, they should be cleaned and serviced every 3 to 5 years depending on use.
As of December 5th, 2023, we are not offering a cleaning and service option through PM Time Service. While we do hope to offer this again in the future, we are unfortunately unable to meet customer requests for watch servicing at this time. Please note that, unless otherwise mentioned within the "Full Description" tab, this watch is being sold in good running condition and is ready to wear or carry on arrival.
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.
To attach a watch, or other display item, to the pin, thread the bow of the watch through the hoop on the back of the pin before you wear it. Once you put the pin on your person, your own clothing will prevent the watch from being able to leave the loop. Because of the curved design of this hook, it would also secure a watch to the pin safely if a brooch-converter was used to turn this into a pendant.
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