How to choose a pocket watch

- May 03, 2018-

How to choose a pocket watch?


1. Look at the shell of the pocket watch.

Choose pocket watches, the most afraid of counterfeits. The first thing to look at is the outer shell of the watch. A magnifying glass can be used to carefully observe the degree of wear of the watch, whether the surface of the surface of the case and the body of the shell is broken, and whether the case has a dent or whether the package has been removed. At the same time, it is necessary to open the case and observe the mark of the back cover. Usually, the brand name of the pocket watch will be marked in the middle of the case. Also, to see whether the clock is safe, whether the oil wire is intertwined, whether the accessories wear signs, the tick of the watch is not clear.


2. Look at the sign of the pocket watch.

Whether the watch has the sign of the sign, and whether the mark is later covered, mainly depends on the surface of the watch and the core, whether it is made up of two tables. Because this is a common thing. Therefore, to insist that the watch core is a pocket watch collectors should do one thing, and see the mechanical authenticity may not really need the expert's vision.

Usually some important components of a table, such as a gear or wheel, if broken, a good way to repair a watch is to remove the same components from other machines and replace them. So watch the surface and see how the surface fits together. Maybe both should be spiral commissure, but not with screw holes in the parts screw nails, and the surface is with adhesive, the display surface is false, out with a magnifying glass from the side after check carefully, you will see that the surface is fake.


3.Look at the surface of the pocket watch.

The last thing to look at is the surface, which is also an antique pocket watch that is often fabricated. Most of the surface is hand-painted, sometimes crooked, and can be seen. In addition, many look not clean surface may be not cleaning the surface of the relationship, may be a dirty surface, a back rub is intact, which stains will wash out, shall be to the naked eye can see.