How do I find out what my gold pocket watch is worth?

Answering questions regarding what you should expect to get for your vintage watch at auction or from a dealer. You may also ask if questions regarding the authenticity of your watch here.
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In order to provide a reasonable appraisal, we will need at least 3 of the following:

1) A picture of your watch. This is done using the "upload" feature.
2) Model number if known.
3) The case material, Silver, Steel or Gold, etc.
4) Case diameter & overall condition.

Due to the demands placed on my mailbox, I do not answer such inquires by direct mail. You must post your question here. Direct eMails regarding appraisals will be deleted and not answered.

Please note: Almost ALL the small ladies "cocktail" watches of brands such as Bulova, Gruen, Hamilton, etc., with gold trading at record prices are trading at or near scrap.
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dmcnulty
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How do I find out what my gold pocket watch is worth?

Post by dmcnulty » Tue Jun 14, 2022 6:08 pm

My Dad has a beautiful gold pocket watch that belonged to his grandfather. It is a 14K Gold Pocket Watch made by C.H Meylan Brassus. There are numbers printed inside the case and looks like something else is etched in, but I can't read it. I am trying to help my dad to determine the value. Can you please guide me? I am trying to attach some pictures, but have not been successful. It says the file size it too large. Can you clue me in on how to send pics? Thanks, Debbie

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Re: How do I find out what my gold pocket watch is worth?

Post by zafbasha » Wed Jun 15, 2022 8:20 am

You will have to shrink the size of your photos with an image editor or post a link to them.

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