Pocket Watches

Early Pocket WatchesNot like today´s Pocket Watches the first timepieces to be worn, made in 16th century Europe, were transitional in size between clocks and watches. These 'clock-watches' were fastened to clothing or worn on a chain around the neck. They were heavy drum shaped cylindrical brass boxes several inches in diameter, engraved and ornamented. They had only an hour hand. The face was not covered with glass, but usually had a hinged brass cover, often decoratively pierced with grillwork so the time could be read without opening. The movement was made of iron or steel and held together with tapered pins and wedges, until screws began to be used after 1550. Many of the movements included striking or alarm mechanisms. The shape later evolved into a rounded form; these were later called Nuremberg eggs. Still later in the century there was a trend for unusually shaped watches, and clock-watches shaped like books, animals, fruit, stars, flowers, insects, crosses, and even skulls (Death's head watches) were made.

Some affordable Pocket Watches for Sale

KS Luxury Men's Half Hunter Gold Chain Hand-winding Mechanical Pocket Watch+Box
KS Luxury Men's Half Hunter Gold Chain Hand-winding Mechanical Pocket Watch+Box $35.99
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Cartier Santos Solid 18K Yellow Gold 1228
Cartier Santos Solid 18K Yellow Gold 1228 $4,999.00
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Illinois Guardsman "Secometer Seconds" 14KGF Two Tone Case
Illinois Guardsman $650.00
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Hamilton Antique Pocket Watch Small Parts Ledger - Purchased From Actual Factory
Hamilton Antique Pocket Watch Small Parts Ledger - Purchased From Actual Factory $14.25
Time Remaining: 10d 17h 36m
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Patek 18K Gold Minute Repeater Pocket Watch
Patek 18K Gold Minute Repeater Pocket Watch $8,000.00
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Hamilton Antique Pocket Watch Small Parts Ledger - Purchased From Actual Factory
Hamilton Antique Pocket Watch Small Parts Ledger - Purchased From Actual Factory $9.50 (1 Bid)
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A Rare Collectible Waltham 14K solid gold Vintage Mid Size
A Rare Collectible Waltham 14K solid gold  Vintage Mid Size $780.00
Time Remaining: 6d
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Selling a Used Vintage Longines 18K Gentleman's Pocket Watch. Just Cleaned.....
Selling a Used Vintage Longines 18K Gentleman's Pocket Watch. Just Cleaned..... $1,400.00
Time Remaining: 20d 6h 24m
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Hard To Find Luminious Paint For Vintage Watch Dials and Hands buy it now option
Hard To Find Luminious Paint For Vintage Watch Dials and Hands buy it now option $19.95
Time Remaining: 22d 23m
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MINT Panerai PAM189 18k White Gold 40mm Chronograph Wrist Watch w/Box
MINT Panerai PAM189 18k White Gold 40mm Chronograph Wrist Watch w/Box $13,900.00
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Black Wristwatch Display Showcase Holder 4 Watch Sturdy and Stunning
Black Wristwatch Display Showcase Holder 4 Watch Sturdy and Stunning $6.00
Time Remaining: 5d 7h 35m
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Panerai Luminor GMT SS PAM88 / OP6761
Panerai Luminor GMT SS PAM88 / OP6761 $4,999.00
Time Remaining: 29d 5h 21m
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Hard To Find Luminious Paint For Vintage Watch Dials and Hands For Auction
Hard To Find Luminious Paint For Vintage Watch Dials and Hands For Auction $16.95
Time Remaining: 2d 13h 46m
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Men's vintage 14k gold hampden wrist watch
Men's vintage 14k gold hampden wrist watch $325.00
Time Remaining: 16d 5h 31m
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Vintage Mens 1957 Bulova "MIDNIGHT CLIPPER" 17J Selfwinding 10K RGP Serviced Bla
Vintage Mens 1957 Bulova $229.00
Time Remaining: 23d 14h 37m
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Cartier Tank Solo Stainless Steel 2715
Cartier Tank Solo Stainless Steel 2715 $1,999.00
Time Remaining: 12d 9h 1m
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2 LADIES POCKET WATCHES WALTHAM 0 SIZE PENDANT 9-11 JEWELS SWISS 32 MM ANCRE
2 LADIES POCKET WATCHES WALTHAM 0 SIZE PENDANT  9-11 JEWELS    SWISS 32 MM ANCRE $11.50 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 4d 8h 15m
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Vacheron & Constantin 18K gold ladies Pocket Pendant watch with box paper 1915
Vacheron & Constantin 18K gold ladies Pocket Pendant watch with box paper 1915 $2,960.00
Time Remaining: 4d 23h 40m
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Vintage Wrist 17 Jewels Watch Dynasoar "Working Perfect"
Vintage Wrist 17 Jewels Watch Dynasoar $29.00
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Fully Serviced CHRONOMETRE MOERIS GRAND PRIX Swiss Silver Wrist Watch Perfect
Fully Serviced CHRONOMETRE MOERIS GRAND PRIX Swiss Silver Wrist Watch Perfect $375.00
Time Remaining: 6d 16h
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Wristwatch case display holder for four watches!
Wristwatch case display holder for four watches! $9.99
Time Remaining: 4h 22m
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Stunning Antique 18k gold plated SOLAR 21J pocket watch working
Stunning Antique 18k gold plated SOLAR 21J pocket watch working $195.00
Time Remaining: 27d 7h 12m
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"L@@K" lot sale of bulova watch materials Bulova Spring Crown Kit NOS
$9.99
Time Remaining: 4d 10h 1m
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IWC 14K Solid Gold International Watch Co antique Pocket Watch from 1911
IWC 14K Solid Gold International Watch Co antique Pocket Watch from 1911 $2,160.00
Time Remaining: 2d 21h 26m
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18 SIZE WALTHAM 17 JEWELS P. S. BARTLETT MODEL 1883 POCKET WATCH
18 SIZE WALTHAM 17 JEWELS   P. S. BARTLETT  MODEL 1883  POCKET WATCH $17.05 (6 Bids)
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A.LANGE & SOHNE GLASHUTTE DRESDEN SOLID 18K GOLD CHRONOMETER - 1908
A.LANGE & SOHNE GLASHUTTE DRESDEN  SOLID 18K GOLD CHRONOMETER  - 1908 $4,250.00
Time Remaining: 20d 19h 6m
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Early Cylindre 1900 Swiss Silver NIEL Fancy Wrist Watch Perfect Fully Serviced
Early Cylindre 1900 Swiss Silver NIEL Fancy Wrist Watch Perfect Fully Serviced $300.00
Time Remaining: 29d 16h 14m
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1900's Military Longines Wrist Watch Silver Borgel Case. 18 Jewels High Grade
1900's Military Longines Wrist Watch Silver Borgel Case. 18 Jewels  High Grade $375.00
Time Remaining: 10d 9h 41m
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ALL ORIGINAL Serviced CHRONOMETRE OMEGA 1923 Swiss Hi Grade Wrist Watch Perfect
ALL ORIGINAL Serviced CHRONOMETRE OMEGA 1923 Swiss Hi Grade Wrist Watch Perfect $400.00
Time Remaining: 3d 6h 13m
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Early Fully Serviced HI GRADE 1900 Swiss Gent's SOLID SILVER Wrist Watch Perfect
Early Fully Serviced HI GRADE 1900 Swiss Gent's SOLID SILVER Wrist Watch Perfect $375.00
Time Remaining: 29d 16h 9m
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