Tiffany & Co Split Chronograph Pocket Watch
Fine and rare Tiffany & Co. open face split chronograph pocketwatch, No.6916, circa 1905, is a 47mm 18K yellow gold pocketwatch , the Swiss-made movement signed Tiffany & Co New York and numbered 6916 on movement and case. The porcelain dial has a constant seconds register at 6 o’clock and a progressive 30 minutes register at 12 o’clock, as well as the outer red minute chapter, in this exquisitely designed and crafted watch. Split chronographs can time simultaneous events and were popular with horse racing owners, who could time the thoroughbred’s pace at a quarter-mile and again at a half-mile. This fine 18K gold watch is monogrammed elaborately and beautifully on the back in 18K rose gold. Pocketwatch chain sold separately.