Saturday, 23 April 2016

Waltham 1908-Riverside.


This is one of a series of posts illustrating the main grades of Waltham size 16 watches, in this case the 1899 & 1908-Riverside.

Waltham 1908-Riverside, 1908
This following description is from an advert of 1913:

"19 fine ruby and sapphire jewels; raised gold settings; adjusted to temperature and five positions; compensating balance, meantime screws; patent Breguet hairspring, hardened and tempered in form; patent detachable balance staff; double roller escapement; exposed sapphire pallets; steel escape wheel; patent micrometric regulator; red gold center wheel; tempered steel safety barrel; exposed winding wheels, double sunk [3 piece] dial. $43"
The same movement showing the 3 piece double sunk dial
and its English Silver case.




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