Bucherer Vintage Pendant Ball Watch | Revolving Cover | Working Mechanical Orb or Bubble Watch | Vintage Cocktail Watch - 29 Inch Chain

$265.00

A Swiss Bucherer pendant orb watch from the 1950s with a fascinating revolving cover in beautifully textured gold fill.

Originally known as 'cocktail watches' these sought after watches are both elegant and practical. This is an excellent working example on a gorgeous original stick chain.

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The watch is a full orb or ball in shape with a revolving cover - when suspended on its chain the watch is completely covered and looks like a ball. Tip it up and the cover flips back to reveal the watch face.

Size: .9 inch or 23mm diameter.

The chain: 29 inches or 73.5cm, original to the watch and attached with the classic little Bucherer fob clip. Elongated 'stick' links make this a very tactile and pretty chain. Shown on a life size torso in image #3.

Condition: Very, very good. No issues to report other than some mild wear to the gold fill on the clip and suspension ring (not obvious at actual size but can be seen in the enlarged photos) and a few darker spots on the chain. The watch has been very well cared for and is working well* and keeping very good time. *The watch is mechanical and must be wound daily to keep time.

Janne's Notes:
Bucherer made the BEST ball watches! I have a few of these watch pendants in my collection and my favourite is one just like this. The revolving cover is fabulous.

+ Please note: the shipping on this piece is via International Courier - hence the higher shipping rate. Economy Courier delivery target is 5-6 is working days Worldwide.

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