• Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet
  • Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet
  • Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet
  • Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet
  • Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet
  • Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet
  • Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet

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Vintage Art Deco 1930s Marcasite Cocktail Dress Swiss Watch Bracelet

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Details

Vintage 1930s Art Deco Cocktail watch featuring beautiful marcasite stones. The strap of the watch is made up of leaf shaped links set in a silver tone metal encrusted with marcasite gemstones. The face of the watch has gold lettering with the words 'Vidar' and 'Foreign'.

 

The watch has a wind up mechanism, which means the piece does not take a battery, the watch is simply wound up using the dial on the right hand side. The watch has a safety chain to keep the piece extra secure.

 

Marcasites are actually Pyrite also known as Fools Gold. It was used in jewellery due to it's ability to catch the light, giving a diamond effect.

 

HISTORY

Vidar is a Swiss watch company which dates back to the early 20th century around 1900.

 

DATE & ORIGIN

1930s, Switzerland

 

HALLMARKS

Vidar, Stainless Steel Back (Back of the watch face).

 

MEASUREMENTS

The watch measures 18.3cm / 7.2" in length, the strap is 0.9mm / 0.3" and the watch face is 2.1cm / 0.8" in height and 1.4cm / 0.5" in length.

 

CONDITION

The watch is in excellent working condition, unfortunately there is one stone missing on the underside of the watch, so it would not be noticeable when worn.

 

SKU

8022

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