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    Posted 7 years ago

    VictorFaul…
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    Hi,

    I recently purchased the above pocket watch simply because I like them. I have quite a few in my collection and all of them I can find information online about them from various sources.

    I am not interested in value only facts about the watch.

    What I think I know:

    Made by Jupiter - Montre De Precision - Swiss Made
    Serial number - 1448930 5201
    Apparent Arabic engraving - see image
    5 gold/bronze coins engraved within the watch - see image

    I would really just appreciate a little history for this watch, the maker, the era etc.

    Kind regards,
    Victor Faulkner

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    Comments

    1. tempusfigit, 7 years ago
      There were quite a few watch brands with the name Jupiter in Switzerland, but this one is definitely a Jupiter from Cortebert. Cortebert was a large factory that made very good watch movements.
      It is for sure a Cortebert movement but I'm not wich type. Cortebert even provided watch movements to Rolex in the 1900's. But the Russian Molnija movements are also copys of Cortebert movements.
    2. Alanmordey, 11 months ago
      I have an example of the same watch with British military marking EC 3222. I was told by a friend who knew Arabic that the script is pronounced 'shoopitair', which sounds to me very like 'Jupiter'.

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