1914 9ct rose gold round vintage Waltham watch (3419)
An early 9ct gold round Waltham ‘Officers’ watch. The case measures 32.5 mm in diameter. The case is hallmarked 9ct gold, 1914. The movement is signed AWWCo, Waltham, Mass, and numbered 18803593. The white enamel dial has black open Arabic numerals, with a red twelve, fine cathedral hands and subsidiary seconds dial. The dial is signed Waltham above the centre.
A rare early watch in excellent condition!
These watches were known as officers watches, trench watches or even wristlets. This was the beginning of watches being worn on the wrist, far more practical during war time than a pocket watch!