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1930s Antique 2.36 Carat Diamond and Platinum Glycine Cocktail Watch



A fine and impressive antique diamond watch in the Art Deco style, with 2.36 carat (total) diamonds set in platinum; part of our antique watch and diamond jewelry collections This stunning antique diamond watch has been crafted in platinum. The subtly curved feature setting surrounds the aged white dial displaying the maker's name Glycine* in addition to bold black Arabic hour numerals around a tonneau shaped, track style chapter ring. The manual wind watch is fitted with blued steel shaped hands and a plain crown/winder. The watch bezel and fixed lugs create the feature geometric Art Deco design ornamented with a combination of modern brilliant transitional round cut and eight-cut diamonds. The sides of the watch case are embellished with a central band of chased decorated geometric motifs. This authentic antique diamond watch is fitted with an articulated platinum bracelet strap consisting of two feature angular shaped anterior links and thirty-three rectangular links, all ornamented with individually set diamonds. The bracelet strap secures to the reverse with a diamond embellished hallmarked locking clasp, and benefits from the additional security of a fine link chain and spring ring catch. This fine example of 1930's craftsmanship is fitted with the authentic Swiss made, 17 jewels, Glycine Watch Co., one temp adjusted movement; this movement is non-functional. This impressive cocktail watch is supplied with an independent diamond grading report card. NOTE* Glycine was founded by Eugène Meylan in 1914 in Bienne, Switzerland. The company became a market leader in producing miniature movements for fine quality watches. Condition This antique diamond cocktail watch is fine quality and very good gauge of platinum, set with one hundred very high colour graded, old cut diamonds. The watch is in excellent condition, with clear marks to the clasp. The original mechanical movement is not in working order. If necessary we are happy to assist you with any repair query in the future, however as this item is antique we are unable to guarantee parts will be replaceable. Dimensions Length lug to lug 3.7cm/1.45" Width across bezel 1.4cm/0.55" Width across glass 9mm/0.35" Total wearing length 16.6cm/6.53" The length of the bracelet strap may be professionally adjusted on request to meet your personal requirements - links may be added or removed. Diamond Quality Color (average grades) G/H Clarity (average grades) VS2 - SI 1 Cut Modern brilliant transitional round/eight-cut Content (total) 2.24 carats Maker: Glycine Watch Co. Origin: Bienne, Switzerland, Europe Date: Circa 1930 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine antique diamond watch. SKU: A2176


  • Creator
    Glycine Watch Co.
  • Metal
  • Stone
  • Stone Cut
  • Weight
    2.36 ct
  • Dimensions
    Width: 0.55 in. (13.97 mm)Length: 6.53 in. (165.87 mm)
  • Style
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    Circa 1930
  • Condition
    See description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A21761stDibs: LU12827887672

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    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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