You should have such a Swiss timepiece in your collection as this magnificent example for connoisseur of antique models of the timepieces having defined history of watch art. This is a half-hunter case watch. The men of distinction wore such unique watches. The fronts cover leans back by pressing the winding crown. Through the small central window allows you to see the lay-out of the hands without opening the lid.
This remarkable timepiece features a white ORIGINAL porcelain enamel dial. The original dial features a 60 minute outer track border with Arabic numbering, black Roman numerals, beautiful filigree hands and a slightly sunken sub-second dial. The dial is signed TAVANNES WATCH Co.This beautiful watch has a silver five-piece, triple hinged case. The existence of an inner dust cover lid is a good sign of a quality watch. It was used to protect the mechanism from dust and debris and to provide an extra layer of protection from shock or moisture.
The back cover is engraved and has a free spot for the monogram. This is a Silver watch with a set of antique silver hallmarks. The inside of the case lids is stamped 0.800. There is also Swiss (Wood Grouse) and German (Crescent Moon/Crown) silver hallmarks , which are used in conjunction with a maker's mark and a decimal silver standard mark.One of the characteristics of this watch is the use. Of a lever to switch between winding and setting positions, to set the hands.
This was adopted to prevent the inadvertent shifting of the time displayed on the watch. This is a mechanical watch with A class movement. The swan neck micrometer of Glashutte type testifies to high level of the mechanism. The high-grade mechanism is branded. And has serial number #263185.
It is in excellent running condition. The original movement with genuine jewels was very well saved, considering age of this watch. This watch was converted from pocket to the wristwatch. This was quite common, as it became fashionably for men to wear wristwatches. Diameter watch without the crown.The timepiece is in working condition, well hold time. I think youre going to appreciate the given timepiece. In 1862 two brothers from the town of La Chaux-de-Fonds Joseph and Theodore Schwob - officially entered the watchmaking ranks under the company name CYMA.
The name was inspired by the French word cime, meaning summit or the highest point, which, in turn, is derived from the Latin word cyma, meaning a shoot. The brothers were trailblazers right from the outset, focusing much of their work on avant-garde mechanical production techniques. In 1891, Frederic Henri Sandoz, a businessman from Le Locle, created a new watchmaking company «Tavannes» producing both simple and complicated watches, particularly chronographs. A year later, he went into partnership with the Schwob brothers and they founded «Tavannes Watch Co».
Only from that time CYMA was pushed into the market. Soon Henri Sandoz and his partners opened markets around the world, notably in Canada, Russia, United States and the Far East.By the 1920's the Tavannes Watch Co. But as you know, sometimes it maybe 5-10 days delay for the reasons of the flights and custom issues. In any way, please do not hesitate to contact me. I hope you will enjoy the item and give me FIVE STARS. I always check the watch before sending once again. But my experience shows that vintage watches very badly endure road. Necessarily contact me and we will solve this problem and we will obligatory discuss and resolve any created situation. I always solve the arisen problems with buyers. The item "HIGH GRADE TAVANNES CYMA ANTIQUE SWISS WATCH SILVER HALF-HUNTER CASE PORCELAIN" is in sale since Monday, March 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches". The seller is "abv1224" and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.