Rare Solid Silver Niello Efco Longines Chronograph Pocket Watch 1900 Russian
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Rare Solid Silver Niello Efco Longines Chronograph Pocket Watch 1900 Russian:
Rare Antique Solid Silver Niello Case EFCo Longines Chronograph Pocket Watch Circa 1900's & Silver Albert Chain & Fob For Russian MarketThis listing is for a rare example of a Longines chronograph wristwatch. This style of pocket watch was made by Longines for the Russian market. It dates from around 1900 possibly slightly earlier. (See more pictures below).
The watch has a stunning .900 silver case with very intricate niello decoration. The niello is 95% in tact and not worn at all, there is some very minor loss on the left hand edge...see pictures.
The watch has a Longines pushbuttonchronograph movement. The movement is working perfectly, keeping good time with all chronograph hands re-setting to zero (12) as they should.
The original white dial is in near perfect condition. It is inscribed "Longines" in the centre and has two sub dials for the seconds and chronograph minute counter. The large centre second hand is for the chronograph.
The watch has it with small brass fob and silver T-bar. The fob has what looks to be a Russian man on one side and an eagle on the other.
The pocket watch measures approx 52mm across and weighs 105.5g without the chain.
The chain measures approx 29cm long and weighs 24g.
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£900 - Open to Offers
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