I see some discolored "fly specs" around the "3" but only under extreme magnification. It is an original dial and not a reproduction. The hands are sapphire blue and matching.I don't see any corrosion on them. The 14kt solid gold case is beautiful!
It is monogrammed on the back cover with the initials W. (I believe since they're hard for me to make out). I do notice one, small dent at the upper left-hand side of the "W".The case also has one small dent on the out side edge of the "9". They are beautiful but very soft and easily damaged. The back cover and inner cuvette open to 90 degrees. The cuvette features a beautiful, engine-turned, decoration. The movement is in beautiful condition. It features gold, screwed-down, chatons. It looks like the chaton on the 4th wheel has been replaced with a brass one at some time in the past.
I don't notice any other major "nastiness" with the movement. If my budget allowed, I can promise that this watch would go straight into my collection! You will not be disappointed. Here is video of this beautiful pocket watch running.Video will open in a new window. Here is additional info about this watch provided by "the pocket watch database" website. Hunting: The stem is at the 3:00 position, and the movement is meant to be mounted in a case that has a covering over the face.
"Sidewinders" are hunting movements in openface cases. 21 Jewels 992 Adjusted 5 Positions Double Roller. Please Note 1 Due to differences in photographic lighting, camera used, and the color displayed on your monitor, the actual color of the item may be slightly different than what is seen in the photos.
I try to adjust the color of the photograph to match as closely as possible to what I see with my eyes. 3 The photos will be considered as covering / disclosing any damage or defects not specifically mentioned in the description. The item "Hamilton 16s 21j 992 14kt SOLID GOLD case" is in sale since Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "tic_toc_doc" and is located in Houston, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.