EARLY HIGHEST GRADE MOVEMENT MADE : 18 SIZE DIETRICH GRUEN MADRETSCH COLUMBUS WATCH CO SERIAL NUMBER 19010--- 16 JEWELS POCKET WATCH COLUMBUS WATCH COMPANY LOGO SIGNED ON DIAL AND ON MOVEMENT SERIAL NUMBER 19010 46MM 18 SIZE HUNTING FULL JEWELED 16 JEWEL RAISED CENTER RUBY JEWEL IN ROSE GOLD JEWEL SETTING ALL OTHER JEWEL SETTINGS RAISED IN ROSE GOLD, SPECIAL PATENT REGULATOR AND ROSE GOLD CAP JEWEL PLATE , ROSE GOLD ESCAPE WHEEL, BREGUET OVERCOIL HAIRSPRING WITH ROSE GOLD BALANCE SCREWS. A POCKET WATCH WITH BROKEN MAINSPRING, RAN WHEN BOUGHT YEARS AGO BUT MAINSPRING HAS SINCE BROKEN. FREE SPINNING BALANCE WILL START WITH SMALL PRESSURE TO CENTER WHEEL..ORIGINAL HANDS AND ENAMEL PORCELAIN DIAL WITH CHIP AT SETTING LEVER AND AT 3 WITH SOME LINES IN EDGE OF DIAL T 11.. A LEVER SET STEM WINDING HUNTING CASE MOVEMENT. DIETRICH GRUEN BORN IN OSTHOFEN, GERMANY IN 1847, STARTED A BUSINESS AS THE COLUMBUS WATCH CO. 22, 1874 IN CULUMBUS, OHIO. AT THE AGE OF 27 HE RECEIVED A U. PATENT FOR AN IMPROVED SAFETY PINION. THE NEW COMPANY FINISHED MOVEMENTS MADE FROM MADRETSCH, SWITZERLAND, A SUBURB OF BIEL. THE IMPORTED MOVEMENTS WERE MADE IN A VARIETY OF SIZES AND WERE IN NICKEL OR GILT. THE EARLY WATCHES USUALLY HAD THE INITIALS C.
INTERTWINED IN SCRIPT ON THE DIAL. THE SERIAL NUMBERS GENERALLY RAN UP TO AROUND 20,000's A FEW EXAMPLES ARE IN THE 70,000's.Be sure to add me to your favorites list. Parts Timepieces Craft Art watch. House findings from 40 years travels. Israel or India must have USA.
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The item "18s DIETRICH GRUEN MADRETSCH COLUMBUS WATCH CO CLEVELAND WATCH CO POCKET WATCH" is in sale since Tuesday, December 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "partimeart" and is located in tampa, FL. This item can be shipped worldwide.