Oignon Pocket watch Circa 1710 Andreas Heilmann with Verge Chain Driven Movement
Verge chain drive pocket watch. By Andreas Heilmann circa 1710. This watch is over 300 Years old. The housing is made of silver, with seal the Brno city. Remarkably well-preserved, gilded clockwork with. Most of the movement parts are also gilded. One interesting feature is that this watch has "Parachute" like shock compensating system for the balance wheel as you see in the picture. A beautiful, well-worked, baroque era antique pocket watch. The dial is slightly damaged just below the 6. A very rare opportunity to own museum level piece. This watch was made even before Patek, Vacheron & Constantin, or Ebel came into business. Truly wonderful historical piece of time. The item "Oignon Pocket watch Circa 1710 Andreas Heilmann with Verge Chain Driven Movement" is in sale since Thursday, March 02, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "truegenuineoriginal" and is located in British Columbia. This item can be shipped worldwide.