An exceptionally fine and rare SOLID 18K GOLD and BLOODSTONE pocket or purse watch with a PEARL winding crown dating from the ART DECO era c1920 by the very fine and high end Jeweller ROZANES of Paris and Madrid. It is in excellent original fully working condition and is supplied in an associated presentation box from Mappin and Webb..... It is shown both complete and disassembled to allow you to determine authenticity. Wound by the pearl winding crown, the watch winds, sets and ticks away perfectly as it should. Timekeeping and reliability are not warrantied however as it is around 100 years old.The fine quality movement is gilded and well jewelled for it's size. The solid 18K Gold movement'cup' (French 18K Gold marks) is mounted inside a solid BLOODSTONE case. Usually, movement carriers or cups inside hardstone cases are gilt but this is solid 18K Gold. It is of the finest quality. Matte silvered and textured dial signed Rozanes Paris - Madrid in superb condition for it's age. This is a fine and rare piece similar in many respects to Cartier pieces of that era. Watch assembled is approximately 42.5mm across, 46mm tall including winding crown and 8.8mm thick.
Note that there has never been a bow or bale on this watch, it was clearly designed just to slip in and out of a pocket or purse. If however, you wish to collect in person , you can and if you wish pay in cash at the time you collect. Cheques etc MUST clear prior to the item being handed over.The item "VERY FINE ROZANES 18K GOLD and BLOODSTONE POCKET or PURSE WATCH c1920 ART DECO" is in sale since Saturday, March 14, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "paul_of_hextor" and is located in Uckfield. This item can be shipped worldwide.