Floral Face Pocket Watch

by David
(Lakewood, Washington)

I bought this watch in Seoul Korea in 1964. I was browsing through a open-air vendor area when I saw the watch. I was attracted to it because of what I consider a unique and beautiful face. I was told by one jewelery that it is cira 1880's.

It has a German serial number 1474 and a stamped square: AD800 and another serial number 1541. There is also a symbol that appears to be a crown with what also appears to be a crescent moon to the left. There is one inscription of 358 t. Co Ochtrup, Germany.

It has a wind stem and a pin set for setting the time. It has what I was told are Filigree hands and a 6 Jewels movement. Although it needs cleaning, it does run and keeps decent time.

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