Scarce Waterbury Watch Co, The Poor Man Turbillion , With Case in Celluloid, ca.1880 !!!


Scarce Waterbury Watch Co, The Poor Man Turbillion , With Case in Celluloid, ca.1880 !!!

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Rare watch from Waterbury Watch Co, produced around 1880!!!This extraordinary watch is the rarest piece produced by the brand and also the most valuable. According to Tom Eagle, of the initial production in 1880 of 200 units, there will be in the maximum of 100. This watch has four stars of rarity, there are at maximum 100 units in the World.It has several peculiarities.The classification of 5 stars is for up to 25 units.It is called the model series A, with box in Celluloid, and has in a huge chain that needs between 120 to 140 turns to fill, (for 12 hours of operation), The Turbillion Balancewing, which revolves around the dial, takes an hour to turn around. The dial is in paper, Another peculiarity is the fact that the hours are set manually by moving the minute hand and the hour hand with the finger. The watch is in a very good condition, even taking into account the fragility of the case material.

The
Celuloid case is in very good condition, one or another small damage, and inscribed inside the cover PAT NOV. 4.79, relating to the patent for the manufacture of the case.Winding Crown, signed PAT 21 MAY, 1878..

Movement working very well well, clean and revised by our watchmaker.one year warranty.

Paper dial in excellent condition!!!

Opportunity to acquire a very very rare piece of watchmaking!!!!.

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