The back cover has a simple engraving of a mum. Inside, the back on the inside cover is marked with the prolific Civil war period timepiece importer.The movement is wound with a key (not included). The same key is also used to set the time. The pocket watch has a coin silver chain that came with it. This watch is sometimes called a demi-hunter case due to the hole in the center of the cover. According to the Civil War period. Advertisement that was reprinted on. Civil War Collector's Encyclopedia, Volume V. Especially adapted for use by soldiers. The advertisement goes on to say its use in battle is very important. Time Indicator consisting of a circular opening in the upper case combined with a second small dial. By the contrivance the crystal is fully protected from injury, whilst the time can be readily ascertained without the trouble of opening the case. Every one knows how many positions occur where a soldier finds the opening of his watch an inconvenient operation and hence the great value of this watch in the army. The watch, in its current condition works well but needs a cleaning and oiling. It is missing the minute hand. This period watch, made specifically for military use would be an excellent addition to any collection or display. The item "CIVIL WAR KEY WIND POCKET WATCH MADE for MILITARY USE" is in sale since Friday, August 21, 2020.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "peoplesdealer" and is located in Lakewood, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.