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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Thank you.

Hello,

My apologies for the delay, I am traveling on business currently.

Are you able to open the backside to show the movement and any markings that may on the movement.

~Nora

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Will send details later.
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It's really really hard to see, even with the magnifying glass. All I can see is "Suisse" and "14K". There is a tiny stamp of some sort and 6 small numbers.

I will await images of the works at your convenience. ~Nora

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I can't get a picture. It does say Suisee and 14K, has 6 numbers and a mark too.
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Suisse

It appears another stone is missing that should be in the center of the flower next to the one with the ruby, yes?

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Hi,

Thank you for confirming.

As an antique non-working Swiss pocket watch with 14K gold case and cracked enamel face, with 1 affixed ruby and a missing stone, this would likely not garner $750 on today's market. If the $750 appraisal was done around 2008 - 2011, gold was at a very high value due to the Recession, which may account for the valuation.

I suggest having this weighed for precious metal value at a silver/gold buyer shop. They will do this at no charge and offer you cash on the spot, which you have a choice to accept or decline.

You can also try a vintage or estate jewelry dealer (most private owned, non-commercial jewelry shops handle estate jewelry) to see if they have interest in purchasing the pocketwatch.

You would likely garner $300 - $400 for this on today's market.

You will now need to please take a moment to leave a rating by clicking the stars. If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not close even after leaving a rating.

~Nora

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Hello,

Just checking in to see if you viewed your answer and if you are seeking further assistance?

Please let me know.

Sincerely,

Nora

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