Antique 1900s Patek Philippe Gold 17J Lever Mens Pocket Watch Snail Regulation. The white enamel dial with black numerals, sub seconds at 6, outer minutes in red with matching blue steel hands is signed Patek Philippe & Cie Geneve. The manual wind 17 jewel lever movement with wolf tooth winding, jewelled to the centre and fine snail regulation working well, fully signed Patek Philippe & co no 147653 Geneve Suisse, Jahnke Bros Richmond Va. The heavy 14k gold 46.8mm case with double snap back is in nice original condition and unpolished by us, case is unsigned as was the norm back then, movements were shipped from Patek to U.S retailers and cased in the U.S, everything else is authentic.
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A.F. Jahnke , Founder of the business of Jahnke Bros., now conducted by A.F. Jahnke, Jr. Watchmakers, Jewelers and Opticians, 912 East Main Street. Established 1852. Fine Watch Making and Optical work a specialty. Largest stock of watches in the city. Agents for Patek, Phillippe & Co.
Albert F. Jahnke, Sr. ran the business until 1890. His two sons ran it under the name Jahnke Brothers until their deaths. His daughter Minnie was the first woman jeweler in the state of Virginia and finally closed the business in 1952, a 100 year run.
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