The plastic lens is in good condition. I repaet that photos would be hugely helpful. The engraving and I assume enamel fill on the band is super. Your rating and comment have been sent to Sellingantiques. They must have been a good quality retailer to justify the private label status they had with Tavannes, since almost certainly the name was put on the dial by Tavannes. Material 18 K Gold.

The Vintage Wrist Watch Company. Buying Format see all. I repaet that photos would be hugely helpful. Jan 18, 3, 52 48 Tired and retired! Only one in the market! The name “Trusty” is probably the name of the brand I recall I’ve heard of a Swiss watch called Trusty in which case the animal may be the logo of the watchmaker. At that time they employed over 2, skilled watchmakers and produced over 4, watches a day.

Year of Manufacture see all. The watch is i n walking condition. There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Message Board only login: The styling in the description sounds like to me.

In half a century, Tavannes built five factories in Switzerland, and became the fourth largest watch manufacturer in the world, having sold over 30 million watches. I can’t see how to open the back so I haven’t seen the movement. Call Dealer Email Dealer. It would be great to see a wider shot of the whole movement.


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Material 18 K Gold. Dec 16, 2, 5 38 Male Country Flag: Some of the parts inside looks a bit rusty to me. Guaranteed Delivery see all. I only would like to know when it was made.

Also I will mark item as “gift”. They must have been a good quality retailer to justify the private label status they had with Tavannes, since almost certainly the name was put on the dial by Tavannes.

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It used to be my grandfathers too. You May Also Like. Was it repaired then by a certain T.

It was a very successful company and due to its constant innovation and modernisation, Tavannes Watch Co won the Gold Medal at the Grand Prix de Bruxelles in The date of manufacture has been nruxelles as The Vintage Wrist Watch Company. This site uses cookies. Watch Winds and Seems to Work. Got one to sell? By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Aug 26, 17, Country Flag: Swiss Pocket Clocks 2.

Thanks to both of you for your help on this.

But what can we do better? Inside cover has following inscriptions: Do you already have an account? What does that number mean? Mar 6, 20 0 0 Netherlands Country Flag: This particular watch has a key-winding movement which is working well and keeping good time.


The movement at 21 jewels and 5 adjustments would also be top quality, and probably right at the top of Tavannes’ range. By “bottom” I assume you mean the movement? No, create an account now. I think the hands have an earlier look, but I have no doubt that they are taavnnes.

The stem turning nicely. I’d appreciate any help on identifying the likely date of manufacture of a Tavannes pocket watch which I believe belonged to my grandfather. One of the hands is probably a later replacement.

Hello Patcat My compliments on your excellent photographs Delivery Options see all. WOW – lovely dial and case! The small, “hand-scratched” characters are watch repairers’ marks. Cary Hurt Registered User. Pocket Watch Size see all. I don’t know nothing about watches or pocket watches.

The watch is fully serviced. The white enamel dial is in good condition.

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Dec 16, 10, 71 48 UK Country Flag: All Auction Buy It Now. Number of Jewels see all. Yes, my password is: