Forums Latest Auctions Members. Posts 7, Likes 22, Had a question about dating a Zenith via the case back number, don't think there is a serial number on the cal. Any help greatly appreciated. Happy New Year all! Options Copy link to this post. Darlinboy likes this.
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Mar 12, Re: Zenith serial number/dating Yes, I'd go for early thirties - although very late twenties also seems possible. The one you show is a pocket watch movement. If so, I presume that it's also in a pocket watch? Mahatma Gandhi owned a Zenith pocket watch with alarm function, which was given to him by Indira Nehru, the 3rd Prime Minister of India. On March 5, , the pocket watch along with some of Gandhi's other personal stuff was auctioned by Antiquorum in New York, altogether fetching US$2, Jul 17, In trying to date my Zenith pocket watch, I realise that there isn't a definitive way to do this except via Zenith at cost. However, with reference to a connected thread here a couple of years ago, Tom intimated that ' roughly ' the lower the number the earlier the teknoderas.comgh a pinch of salt or two would be also be required.
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Right, but AH is a model reference. Benbradstock likes this.
Zenith steel vintage pocket watch, circa 1935-1940
I do not think. Page 41 refers only to Maybe the originator of the thread below might help.
But watch discussed, this is not El Primero. From an catalog.
Indira Nehru gave a Zenith watch to his friend Mahatma Gandhi. This silver pocket watch became Gandhi's constant companion and followed him on his travels. Find out more. Check the manufacturer and the serial number to date the pocket watch. Use the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors (NAWCC) website (see References) or a book on watches to find this information. Compare the dates of the watch and the case. Between tradition and innovation, Zenith has made its mark as a manufacture of exceptional luxury watches since Across its four collections of distinct Swiss Made watches featuring exclusively in-house developed and manufactured movements, Zenith respects its rich and unique heritage while creating the watchmaking of tomorrow.
Please note the model references. This confirms the information from the book that from plus yers the numberring system was changed to a letter-number combination eg AH.
The present watch no serial number but the reference number that identifies it to the year Maybe someone from the Polish reads and wants to explore their knowledge. Rafal Kulesza likes this.
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Jan 02, Other Watch Brands > Zenith Watches > Dating a Zenith Page 1 of 2 1; 2 Hijak Jan 2, Posts 7, Likes 22, Had a question about dating a Zenith via the case back number, don't think there is a serial number on the cal. DP Any help greatly appreciated. Happy New Year all! Options. Copy link to this post; Darlinboy likes this. MMMD.
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Hi Piers, This one is all I could find. Regards, Graham. Hi Graham Same here. The trouble is that my serial number is only five figures I'll post a picture Graham, I have PM'd you.
All the same, this similar style movement was, it seems, used for a very long time. Dec 20, 4 0 Country Flag: Region Flag:.
In , the Keystone Watch Case Company purchased the rights to the Howard brand-name, and subsequently produced a line of watches labeled ""E. Howard Watch Co., Boston, U.S.A." These watches are commonly called Keystone-Howards. For information on your Keystone-Howard watch, please see our Keystone-Howard page. E. Howard Watch Sizes. You should consult the serial number table for the specific brand of watch movement you are trying to date by selecting a company from the menu on the left. Not all vintage watches can be dated using the serial number. Some American watch brands did not use a consistent series of serial numbers, but most of the big manufacturers did. Discover fantastic Zenith pocket watches on Chrono24 - the worldwide marketplace for luxury watches Large selection Secure purchases.
Hi Piers The use of numerals and the trademark Zenith with stars reg shows that the watch was made later than The five digit serial and the 'importe de suisse' I think are indications that this watch is from a series of watches that were finished or cased in Besancon France Late 20's? Regards Gerald.
Hi Gerald, Much obliged for that.
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