Maty Gold Vintage Pocket Watch | French Pocket Watch
Maty Gold-tone Vintage Pocket Watch
Gold-tone French pocket watch, a luxurious-looking dress watch that is a statement of vintage elegance. The watch has been so well-preserved and it's an accessory that looks gorgeous, adding a touch of refinement to your outfit.
Perfect for wedding wear, occasion wear, elegant parties, or even to simply add a unique touch of gold to a minimalist outfit.
Case width: 24 mm.
Condition: Very Good.
The history of pocket watches is long and interesting. Starting out as pieces of art, featuring beautiful enamel paintings, pocket watches were not so accurate at telling the time in their beginnings. Pocket watches were also owned by the rich families and were often passed on from father to son. Their popularity grew over the years, especially during the two World Wars, when having a pocket watch as a soldier was something common.
Although nowadays pocket watches are no longer so frequently used, they still have beautiful, timeless design qualities that cannot be replaced by wristwatches. And every now and again, a pocket watch is just the accessory you need to make an impression: a wedding, a party, a formal occasion, etc. Many of our pocket watches are tiny pieces that can be worn as medallions/pendants as well.
Check our entire Pocket Watch collection here.
Maty was started in 1951 by the 24-year-old Gérard Mantion and his wife Elyane, with the idea of selling watches by mail order from his little workshop on the rue Janney in Besançon. His first catalog featured just a dozen men and ladies watches. Gerard Mantion was originally going to call his business Mati, but decided it would have a more American feel to it if it was changed to Maty.
Maty is now based on the Boulevard Kennedy in the Montrapon-Fontaine-Ecu quarter of Besançon, as well as having facilities in Belfort, and overall employ around 800 people. Although Gerard Mantion died in 2004, Maty is still to this day 100% family-owned.
All you need to know about Vintage Radar
From our collection of vintages and antiques, only the best pieces make it through our selection for this platform. Our goal is to locate the finest vintage pieces and reclaim their original, timeless beauty.
The process behind our brand is a complex one: restoring antique and vintage pieces, making them look flawless, carefully reconstructing what is broken and capturing them as accurately as possible so that these articles get a chance to a second story.
The age, the brand and all the work behind every product, are all reflected in the price of our items. You can read more about the story behind our brand here.
Our vintage watches are extensively verified by local watchmakers that we work with. Any repairs needed are done by professionals, so rest assured, all the watches are in perfect working condition. They are additionally checked for another 24 hours, once the order is placed, before shipping.
The pieces we sell are vintage, so they may present marks of the passage of time. Make sure you have a close look at the photos of each product. We try to capture them as accurately as possible. Colors may differ slightly.
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