Record Pocket Watch 9ct Dennison

This is a 9ct Record pocket watch circa 1920s. The movement is made in Switzerland by Record Watch Company. It has 15 jewels mechanism.

Record pocket watch 9ct gold
Lovely open face pocket watch!

The diameter of the watch is approximately 44mm. I have not measured the weight, but I think it is around 75-80 grams.

1920s Dennison case pocket watch 9ct
I love the chunky size and weight

The case has 9ct hallmark of Birmingham with serial number 230261. The case of the watch is made in England by Dennison Watch Case Co Ltd and it has a hallmark of ALD referring to Aaron Lufkin Dennison.

ALD DQ hallmark Dennison 9ct pocket watch
ALD hallmark on top

According to Dennison watches website, Aaron Lufkin Dennison is an American watchmaker who founded Waltham Watch Company, a prestigious American watch brand, in 1850. He then moved to Birmingham – England in 1871 and created A.L.D trademark in 1872. Since then the Dennison legacy begins. His son, Franklin Dennison, took over the company in 1905 and created Dennison Watch Case Co Ltd.

ALD 9 375 pocket watch hallmark
Inside the back-case there is full British hallmark for 9ct gold

Below the crown there is a hallmark of “9 375” for 9ct gold. There is also a stamp of DQ meaning Dennison Quality.

9ct hallmark solid gold pocket watch
9 carat hallmark “9 375” and DQ for Dennison Quality

The dial of the watch has roman numerals and blue hands. It also has the second dial above the six o’clock.

9K Solid Gold pocket watch record dennison
Blue hands with roman numerals

 

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