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Lg~antique Lady Waltham All 14k Gold 2~tone Hunter Case Pocket Watch~griffin+pin For Sale
*WELCOME TO MY PRIVATE MUSEUM!
FINE & UNIQUE ITEMS HAND SELECTED FOR THEIR RARITY & EXTRAORDINARY VALUE!
*offer NOW, OFTEN & AGAIN!
*ALL SOLD TO THE HIGH buyer!
PLEASE NOTE; I AM ALSO OFFERING OTHERWONDERFUL ANTIQUES, OLD SILVER &FINE ESTATE JEWELRY!
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A RARE ANTIQUE WALTHAM 14KT 2~TONE GOLD HUNTER CASE POCKET WATCH & WATCH PIN HOLDER!
THIS IS BY FAR MY MOSTRARE, PRECIOUS AND VALUEABLE ANTIQUE POCKET WATCH. THE FABULOUS 2~TONE (ROSE & YELLOW) ALL SOLID 14KT REAL GOLD IS DESIGNED WITH WINGED GRIFFIN MOTIFS ON BOTH THE FRONT AND BACK OF THE HUNTER'S CASE. THIS FLAWLESS, PERFECT AND AMAZING PENDANT WATCH HAS FANCY SCROLLING ENGRAVED PATTERNS TO THE BORDERS WITH ALL HINGES (EXTERIOR & INTERIOR) IN EXCELLENT UNDAMAGED CONDITION WITH EVERY PANEL THIGHT FITTING WITH NO WEAKNESS OR WOBBLE. THE STYLIZED BALE IS EASILY ATTACHED OR DETACHED FROM THE MATCHING GRIFFIN WATCH PIN HOLDER WITH SPIKED TONGUE AND DIAMOND EYE. THE ACTUAL WATCH IS 1&3/8 INCHES WIDE AND 1&7/8 INCHES TALL (TO TIP OF BALE) WITH THE WATCH ONLY WEIGHING PRECISELY 45 GRAMS (ABOUT 1&1/2 TROY OUNCES) OR WITH THE PIN, A TOTAL OF 52 GRAMS COMBINED. THE PUSH BUTTON WINDER EASILY RELEASES THE GRIFFIN PANEL TO REVEAL THE PERFECT (NO CHIPS, NO CRACKS, NO CRAZING) WHITE& BLACK ENAMEL WALTHAM DIAL WITH UNIQUE SUB SECOND DIAL, ROMAN NUMERAL HOUR MARKERS, RED NUMBERED MINUTES AND DELICATE ORIGINAL BLACK HANDS. THE BACK FLIP OPEN HINGED PANEL REVEALS THE INTERIOR PROTECTIVE PANEL (ALSOOF 14KT GOLD). THE PRODUCTION NUMBER DATES THIS TO 1903 - 1904 BUT IT WAS PRESENTED FROM "BEN TO TORY" ON "XMAS" OF 19"07". THE ORIGINAL CASE IS FULLY HALLMARKED "KEYSTONE 14K" WITHMATCHING COVER NUMBERS. THE INTERIOR PANEL IS FURTHER STAMPED "GUARANTEED 14K 585 FINE THE K.W.C.CO" WITH IDENTICAL CASE NUMBERS. THE ORIGINAL JEWELED MOVEMENT IS STAMPED "A.W.W. CO. LADY WALTHAM" WITH THE SERIAL NUMBER JUST OVER 13 MILLION DATING THIS TO 1903-1904. EVERY ASPECT OF THIS WATCH IS SUPERB WITH NO DENTS, SCRATCHES, REPAIRS OR UNEXPECTED WEAR AND ALL DETAILING CRISP. THE WONDERFUL GRIFFIN WATCH BROOCH IS ONLY STAMPED "14K" AND IS EXQUISITELY EXECUTED WITH OUTSTANDING DETAILS. THE PIN ONLY MEASURES JUST OVER 1 INCH WIDE AND 1&1/8 INCHES TALL. I ACQUIRED THIS SPECTACULAR EXAMPLE OF LATE VICTORIAN FANCY ALMOST 25 YEARS AGO WHILE HANDLING THE ESTATE OF A SILENT FILM PRODUCER'S WIFEIN BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA. IT HAS LONG SINCE BEEN A SPECIAL AND IMPORTANT PIECE OF ANTIQUE AMERICAN VICTORIAN JEWELRY THAT I HAVE WORN WITH THE GREATEST OF PRIDE. NOW IT'S TIME TO SHARE MY MOST PRIZED PERSONAL POSSESSION WITH EACH OF YOU, MY FAVORITE FRIENDS AND FELLOW RARE VICTORIAN ERA WALTHAM POCKET WATCH LOVING COLLECTORS. WATCHES SUCH AS THESE FREQUENTLY SELL FOR MANY THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS WITH THE PIN ALONE OFTEN COSTING WELL OVER $1,500.00 AT WATCH SHOWS. IT'S A RARELY FOUND TREASURE BUT EVEN RARER IS TOFIND SUCH A SPECIAL PIECE IN A REAL sales WITHNO SECRET PRICE OR HIDDEN MINIMUM REQUIRED TO WIN. JUST offer OFTEN AND YOU MIGHT CONSIDER ADDING THIS OR ANY OF MY sales YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN TO YOUR "WISH/WANT" LIST & IF YOU LIKE MY ITEMS, I'D BE HONORED TO BE INCLUDED AS ONE OF YOUR "FAVORITE SELLERS". PLEASE DON'T MISS THIS ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE MY MOST TREASURED ANTIQUE WALTHAM 14KT 2~TONE GOLD POCKET WATCH WITH MATCHING GRIFFIN 14KT GOLD WATCH PIN HOLDER AT A PRICE YOU DECIDE. IT'S BEYOND FABULOUS AND SURELY TO BECOME YOUR MOST PRIZED & ADORED PIECE OF VICTORIAN ERA TIMEPIECES.THESE SELDOM FOUNDORIGINAL ANTIQUE 14KT GOLD WALTHAM POCKET WATCHESARE BECOMING ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TO FIND AT ANY PRICE BUT I HAVE, AS ALWAYS, STARTED THIS WITH A VERY LOW OPENING offer TO MAKEIT AFFORDABLE TO EVERYONE WHO ADORETHE RARITY OF FINDING SUCH A WONDERFUL ALL ORIGINAL ANTIQUE WALTHAM LADIES POCKET WATCH. THIS HAS SINCE BEEN PART OF MY PERSONAL COLLECTION OFFINE JEWELRY WHICH IS FOR THE FIRST TIME BEING OFFERED TO ALL THE WONDERFUL COLLECTORS WHO APPRECIATE ONLY THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF EXQUISITEANTIQUE WALTHAM POCKET WATCHES. THIS WAS NEVER IN MY STORE INVENTORY BUT KEPT AT HOME IN MY JEWELRY CHEST. I AM GETTING UP THERE IN YEARS JUST TURNING 83 YEARS YOUNGAND HAVE CLOSED MY STORE SO NOW IT IS TIME FOR SOMEONE ELSE TO CHERISHMY PERSONAL TREASURESAND TAKE THE SAME CARE THAT ONLY A LOVER OF REAL ANTIQUES AND FINE JEWELRY CAN PROVIDE ONE OF MY FAVORITE POSSESSIONS.I HOPE THIS WILL BE ENJOYED AND TREASURED FOR AS MANYDECADES AS I HAVE PRIDED HAVING THIS GORGEOUS ANTIQUE LADIES WALTHAM 14KT ROSE & YELLOW GOLD HUNTER CASE POCKET WATCH WITH GRIFFIN WATCH PIN HOLDER IN MY COLLECTION. ENJOY AND HAPPY offerDING!
F.Y.I. I am a 3rd generation antiques dealer & have been in the fine antiques business for over 30 years. I have had several open stores over these years but now with rents out of the realm of reality & my age creeping up on me, I have closed the last of them & I am now concentrating all efforts to on line sales. I am very knowledgeable about all types of antiques. I do not & will not sell fakes or reproductions of anything. All my items are 100% as described & the pictures prove it! Any damage or imperfection is noted and all items are mailed with an invisible ID mark that only I know of. This will eliminate anyone trying to item switch a broken treasure with my perfect piece. If you want any other detail about an item, please ask & be certain to include your direct email address for a reply. does not allow my sending pictures thru their email service. I will try to accomodate all requests on 1st come, 1st served daily basis. I do not sell outside so do not ask. I can offer a very expensive buy it now if you must have it today! I ship 1 day a week so please be patient. Everything is very carefully packed as I love my things & want you to enjoy them in the same condition as I have. All items are sent via USPS & Insured at full value. Sorry if this costs International buyers more but these are 's rules & I will follow them to the letter. Please work out any special payment request in advance as all sales should be simply processed through PayPal unless we have made prior arrangements. Ask any & all questions before you offer as the offer is your contract to purchase. I allow 5 days for payment in full otherwise the item is sold to the next highest buyer or re-listed & I will leaveappropriate response to all non paying buyers. I hope everything is very plain & simple to understand but do not be shy about asking anything should you require additional info or details. I hope you enjoy each & every item as most are from my private collection assembled over the past 30 years and never before offered for sale. Each piece is very special, of great quality, rare for its' kind and worthy of any advanced collection. Thank You, Bernice Ellen
ATTENTION ALL INTERNATIONAL buyers ~ BUYERS!
~SHIPMENTS TO COUNTRIES (DESTINATIONS)OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES~
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING IS MORE COSTLY. WE DO NOT PROFIT OR "MARK UP" SHIPPING COSTS. WE USE THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE POSTAGE PRICE CALCULATOR THROUGH PAYPAL SHIPPING TO CALCULATE THE ACTUAL PRICE FOR SHIPPING CHARGES AT USPS.COM WEBSITE. PAYPAL REQUIRES ALL INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED ITEMS BE TRACKABLE ON-LINE. THE ONLY SHIPPING SERVICE WITH AN AFFORDABLE TRACKING OPTION THAT MEETS PAYPAL'S PRECISE REQUIREMENTS IS USPS "PRIORITY MAIL". WE DO NOT SHIP ITEMS VIA; REGISTERED MAIL, FLAT RATE MAIL, EXPRESS MAIL OR 1ST CLASS MAIL (NO EXCEPTIONS). WE PAY ANY AND ALL COSTS OF AVAILABLE INSURANCE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH THE UNITED STATES POST OFFICE AT THE FULL VALUE OF EVERY ITEM SOLD. INSURANCE IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR ITEMS THAT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH BY THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE'S INSURANCE REGULATIONS. PLEASE CHECK THAT VALUE COVERAGE IS AVAILABLE FOR YOUR SPECIFIC PURCHASE BY CONTACTING THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE. PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT A NUMBER OF COUNTRIES HAVE LOW VALUE LIMITS SUCH AS ENGLAND WITH A MAXIMUM INSURANCE VALUE OF $650.00 AND CANADA WITH A LIMIT OF $675.00. THESE LIMITS ARE FREQUENTLY LESS THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF AN ITEM'S ACTUAL PURCHASE PRICE OR VALUE. THUS, PLEASE DO NOT PLACE A offer FOR YOUR INTENDED PURCHASE IF THE COVERAGE LIMITS ARE LESS THAN WHAT YOU ARE offerDING FOR THE ITEM. YOU WILL NEED TO CHECK THE POSTAL SERVICE WEBSITE AT USPS.COM FOR THE MAXIMUM AMOUNT AVAILABLE TO YOUR SPECIFIC LOCATION BY VIEWING THE LIMITATIONS OF VALUE FOR MERCHANDISE SENT VIA PRIORITY INTERNATIONAL MAIL. CERTAIN COUNTRIES HAVE REGULATIONS LIMITING THE IMPORTATION OF ART, ANTIQUES AND/OR JEWELRY. PLEASE VERIFY THAT YOUR COUNTRY ALLOWS THE IMPORTATION OF THE ITEM YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING. YOU ARE REQUESTING SHIPMENT BY US WHEN POSTING PAYMENT TO US FOR THE ITEM COST PLUS SHIPPING FEES. IT IS YOUR OBLIGATION TO DETERMINE IF THE POSTAL INSURANCE AVAILABLE APPLIES TO YOUR ITEM TYPE AND ALSO TO; USPS INTERNATIONAL PRIORITY MAIL TO YOUR LOCATION BUT IF USPS COVERAGE DOES NOT APPLY, DOES NOT COMPLY OR DOES NOT EQUAL THE ITEM'S VALUE FOR YOUR DESTINATION, YOU SHALL BE SOLEY ASSUMING ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR LOSS, DAMAGE, THEFT, CONFISCATION, TERRORIST ACTS OR ANY PERILS/ACTS OF GOD RESULTING IN YOUR REQUESTING DELIVERY OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. WE STRONGLY ADVISE YOU OBTAINING INDEPENDANT ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FROM A TOP RATED INSURER IF THE COVERAGE OFFERED THROUGH USPS DOES NOT CONFORM TO OR PROPERLY PROTECT YOUR ITEM'S VALUE OF PURCHASE. YOUR POSTING OF PAYMENT TO US IN FULL FOR THE PURCAHSE PRICE OF ANY ITEM SOLD BY DONAHUE ANTIQUES A.K.A. (MYPRIVATEMUSEUM) IS YOUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENT, ACCEPTANCE AND AGREEMENT THAT SHALL THEREFOR CONSTITUTE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THIS AGREEMENT IN ITS ENTIRETY. IMPORT DUTIES, TAXES, V.A.T. AND ANY OTHER CUSTOMS/IMPORT CHARGES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE ITEM PRICE OR SHIPPING CHARGES. ANY ADDITIONAL CHARGES OR FEES ARE THE BUYER'S RESPONSIBILITY AND TO BE PAID (IF REQUIRED) BY THE BUYER. PLEASE CHECK WITH YOUR COUNTRY'S CUSTOMS OFFICE OR POSTAL CARRIER COMPANY TO DETERMINE WHAT, IF ANY, THESE ADDITIONAL COSTS WILL BE PRIOR TO offerDING. THESE CHARGES ARE NORMALLY COLLECTED BY THE DELIVERING FREIGHT (SHIPPING) COMPANY, POSTAL CARRIER, CUSTOMS OR WHEN YOU PICK THE ITEM UP AT THEIR DELIVERY LOCATION. DO NOT CONFUSE THESE ADDED COSTS FOR CUSTOMS/IMPORT FEES AS "SHIPPING" CHARGE(S) ON ANY INVOICE SENT TO YOU THROUGH OUR OR PAYPAL ACCOUNT. WE DO NOT MARK MERCHANDISE VALUES BELOW THE WINNING offer OR sale VALUE. WE CAN NOT MARK ITEMS AS "GIFTS" ~ , PAYPAL, POSTAL, UNITED STATES AND INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS PROHIBIT THIS. WE ARE UNABLE TO PREDETERMINE ANY IMPORT TAXES AS THEY ARE CALCULATED BY THE FINAL VALUE WHEN THE sale CLOSES. THESE TAXES OR FEES ARE GENERALLY BASED AS A PERCENTAGE OF THE FINAL VALUE AND VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING OR THE LIMITATIONS OF COVERAGE, PLEASE CONTACT US ATLEAST 1 DAY PRIOR TO offerDING. THANK YOU, DONAHUE ANTIQUES~ENTIRE AGREEMENT.
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Lg~antique Lady Waltham All 14k Gold 2~tone Hunter Case Pocket Watch~griffin+pin: $1,527