Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case

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Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case

Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case
Extremely Rare in This Condition, Model. 1883 Rockford Full Hunter. Lever Set, Pendent Wind. 14k Gold Filled Case. 15 Ruby Jewel Movement. Recently serviced, keeping excellent time. Rare & classic example showing how the finest watches in the world. Century to near mid 20. Right here in America. Rockford is one of the companies that produced a relatively small number of good-quality watches (1873 – 1915), and as such they are quite collectible. Their quality never deviated and they became quite popular with Railroad men. This example is truly stunning in appearance. Absolutely magnificent watch in stunning condition from estate of watch collector. Dial has NO chips, hairlines. Glistens from all angles. Case Condition: Near mint. NO gouges, dents, scratches. Has miniscule tick on back cover above center. Shows some old very light polishing lines (need loupe to see). Glistens at all angles to naked eye. Crystal: Glass, no scratches or breaks. White with Roman Numeral black hour markers. NO hairlines, no cracks, no chips. Signed Rockford Watch Co. Hands: Three Fleur De Lis hands, mint condition. Full Hunter, 14 k Gold Filled (yellow gold). Style: Lever set, pendent wind. Movement: 15 Jewels (Rubies). Movement Appearance, Condition: Good eye appeal and. Case has NEVER been engraved with any owner’s initials. TRADE MARK (CRESCENT WARRANTED 25 YEARS). 56 mm(excluding crown). TOTAL WEIGHT: 144 grams. Setting Time: Push down on crown stem and front of hunter case will open. Using a finger nail, gently pull and extend lever to set proper time. Turn stem clockwise to proper time (no need to extend stem). After setting time lightly push lever back down (No need to unscrew bezel). Exposing movement: NOTE: if you have never handled a pocket watch before, it is recommended you ONLY use your finger nail to open the back case (both covers). A watch knife will also open the cover, bearing in mind a slip can easily damage the cover. Raised area to top right of watch case back; gently insert fingernail and pull to lift case back. Do same for dust cover. Exposing Dial: Push down on stem and front case will pop open. When closing front case, hold stem down so that latch will be smooth and not damage clasp. Persistent closing of the dial cover without following this step will eventually damage the locking mechanism, which can lead to an expensive watch repair. Do NOT Speed Wind when setting time but proceed in an orderly methodical manner. Submerge the watch in water or any other liquid which. Will damage the watch internally. Since it is a Vintage watch it is NOT waterproof. Notable Events in 1883. Arthur was the 21. Thomas Edison installed the first lighting system using overhead wires in Roselle, NJ. The Brooklyn Bridge is opened to traffic after 13 years of construction. The world’s first rodeo is held in Pecos, Texas. US and Canadian railroads create the 5 time different time zones, still in use today. Kroger grocery is established in Cincinnati, Ohio by Bernard Kroger. We guarantee this fine Rockford Time Piece is functioning properly in all regards as in the aforementioned description and has been thoroughly checked by us. We do NOT guarantee this watch will not break down sometime in the future if it is not PROPERLY SERVICED as any fine time piece requires. A fine timepiece requires the same proper care. Gratefully acknowledged same day received. The item “Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case” is in sale since Monday, December 21, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches”. The seller is “fashiontime” and is located in Uniontown, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, South africa, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
  • Water Resistance: Not Water Resistant
  • Number of Jewels: 15 Jewels
  • Model: Rockford Model 2
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Department: Men
  • Case Color: Yellow Gold
  • Style: Luxury
  • Case Material: Polished metal (nickel)
  • Pocket Watch Size: 18s
  • Dial Style: 12-Hour Dial
  • Movement: Mechanical (Hand-winding)
  • Type: Pocket Watch
  • Customized: No
  • Vintage: Yes
  • Year Manufactured: 1883
  • MPN: Not applicable
  • Dial Color: White
  • Closure: Full Hunter
  • Display: Analog
  • Brand: Rockford
  • Features: 12-Hour Dial
  • Serial Number: 161479

Very Rare 1883 Rockford 18s 15J Pocket Watch in 14k Gold Filled Full Hunter Case