A pocket watch (or pocketwatch) is a watch that is made to be carried in a pocket, as opposed to a wristwatch, which is strapped to the wrist. They were the most common type of watch from their development in the 16th century until wristwatches became popular after World War I during which a transitional design, trench watches, were used by the military. Pocket watches generally have an attached chain to allow them to be secured to a waistcoat, lapel, or belt loop, and to prevent them from being dropped. Watches were also mounted on a short leather strap or fob, when a long chain would have been cumbersome or likely to catch on things. This fob could also provide a protective flap over their face and crystal. Women's watches were normally of this form, with a watch fob that was more decorative than protective. Chains were frequently decorated with a silver or enamel pendant, often carrying the arms of some club or society, which by association also became known as a fob. Ostensibly practical gadgets such as a watch winding key, vesta case, or a cigar cutter also appeared on watch chains, although usually in an overly decorated style.
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Antique 1827 VACHERON V&C pocket watch alarm docs EXTREMELY RARE FIND !
Antique 1827 VACHERON V&C pocket watch alarm docs EXTREMELY RARE FIND !
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120,000.00 USD
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Jan 26, 02:18 am
Paul Buhre pocket watch 18k 0.750 gold, 139.9grams, beautiful, Repeater, running
Paul Buhre pocket watch 18k 0.750 gold, 139.9grams, beautiful, Repeater, running
Price:
99,500.00 USD
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Jan 16, 07:26 pm
Pouzait escapement Dead Beat independent Central Seconds Calendar 18k solid gold
Pouzait escapement Dead Beat independent Central Seconds Calendar 18k solid gold
Price:
88,995.00 USD
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Jan 20, 01:07 am
   Bovet 1882 Fleurrier 0   AIF0T006-03 MSRP $230,000
Bovet 1882 Fleurrier 0 AIF0T006-03 MSRP $230,000
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89,000.00 USD
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Jan 20, 11:57 pm
Bovet Fleurier Amadeo 7-day Skeleton Tourbillon Rose Gold MSRP $245,000
Bovet Fleurier Amadeo 7-day Skeleton Tourbillon Rose Gold MSRP $245,000
Price:
89,000.00 USD
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Feb 12, 06:55 pm
Antique Watch Miss Piggy 1976 1978
Antique Watch Miss Piggy 1976 1978
Price:
100,000.00 AUD
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Jan 21, 06:09 pm
Very Rare Chinese Market Gold and Enamel Captains Watch
Very Rare Chinese Market Gold and Enamel Captains Watch
Price:
55,000.00 GBP
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Jan 20, 04:02 pm
Cartier 18K EWC Yellow Gold Shutter Minute Repeater Pocket Watch
Cartier 18K EWC Yellow Gold Shutter Minute Repeater Pocket Watch
Price:
75,000.00 USD
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Jan 17, 09:13 pm
Cartier Gold Square Antique Pocket Watch, 29 Jewels Repeater w/ Original Pouch
Cartier Gold Square Antique Pocket Watch, 29 Jewels Repeater w/ Original Pouch
Price:
73,494.75 USD
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Feb 14, 05:57 pm
C.H. Meylan Vintage Platinum and Diamond Pendant Watch with Stunning Floriate
C.H. Meylan Vintage Platinum and Diamond Pendant Watch with Stunning Floriate
Price:
69,995.00 USD
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Jan 17, 03:34 am
1879 Charles Frodsham 18K Perpetual Calendar, Minute Repeater, Moon Pocket Watch
1879 Charles Frodsham 18K Perpetual Calendar, Minute Repeater, Moon Pocket Watch
Price:
55,750.00 USD
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Feb 07, 10:47 pm
the 3rd minute repeater pocket watch produced by Lange & Sohne 18k Gold Box 1883
the 3rd minute repeater pocket watch produced by Lange & Sohne 18k Gold Box 1883
Price:
55,200.00 USD
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Feb 09, 06:05 pm
AGASSIZ WORLDTIME POCKET WATCH 14k WENGER ROSE GOLD CASE ca 1920 WORLDTIMER
AGASSIZ WORLDTIME POCKET WATCH 14k WENGER ROSE GOLD CASE ca 1920 WORLDTIMER
Price:
55,000.00 USD
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Feb 07, 07:15 pm
Imperial Russian award LeRoy Two Train & Independent Dead-second 18k gold watch
Imperial Russian award LeRoy Two Train & Independent Dead-second 18k gold watch
Price:
50,000.00 USD
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Jan 28, 01:20 pm
1897 Patek Philippe 18kt Gold Enamel And Rose Cut Diamond Watch Antique Faberge
1897 Patek Philippe 18kt Gold Enamel And Rose Cut Diamond Watch Antique Faberge
Price:
50,000.00 USD
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Feb 06, 06:19 pm
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ANTIQUE BREGUET & FILS, PARIS, REPEATER SKELETON GOLD POCKET WATCH RARE
ANTIQUE BREGUET & FILS, PARIS, REPEATER SKELETON GOLD POCKET WATCH RARE
Price:
49,995.00 USD
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Jan 23, 06:40 am
GrandJean LeCoultre 18K Gold Pocket Watch Perpetual MOON PHASE Minute Repeater
GrandJean LeCoultre 18K Gold Pocket Watch Perpetual MOON PHASE Minute Repeater
Price:
49,500.00 USD
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Jan 25, 04:30 pm
Astronomical Dürstein Dresden 18k gold perpetual calendar minute repeater 1885
Astronomical Dürstein Dresden 18k gold perpetual calendar minute repeater 1885
Price:
48,500.00 USD
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Jan 25, 05:06 pm
Antique pocket watch EXTREMELY RARE UNIQUE 18kt gold AUTOMATON MINUTE REPEATER !
Antique pocket watch EXTREMELY RARE UNIQUE 18kt gold AUTOMATON MINUTE REPEATER !
Price:
48,000.00 USD
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Jan 31, 10:43 pm
MAGNIFICENT FRENCH 1900 18K GOLD DIAMOND LADY'S PURSE & POCKET WATCH
MAGNIFICENT FRENCH 1900 18K GOLD DIAMOND LADY'S PURSE & POCKET WATCH
Price:
48,000.00 USD
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Feb 07, 05:21 am
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