||The Brooklyn Cylinder Style Movement, 36mm Ladies Pendant Watch in As New Condition Case Swiss; The Brooklyn; Ladies; CA1890’s CASE: The yellow gold-filled, 36mm hunter case features floral and machined decorations. DIAL: This white porcelain dial displays Roman numerals and Louis XIV hands. MOVT: This 8-jewel, lever-set movement with cylinder escapement is nickel with a bridge style layout. CONDITIONS: C 2 (The case is in perfect condition) D 3 (The dial is in very good condition) M 3 (The movement is in very good condition) AI-HC42017-4Cylinder escapement The horizontal or cylinder escapement replaced the verge escapement was much thinner than the verge, allowing watches to be made thinner. Clockmakers found it suffered from excessive wear, so it was not much used during the 18th century, except in a few high-end watches with the cylinders made from ruby. The French solved this problem by making the cylinder and escape wheel of hardened steel and the escapement was used in large numbers in inexpensive French and Swiss pocketwatches and small clocks from the mid-19th to the 20th century. Instead of pallets, the escapement uses a cutaway cylinder on the balance wheel shaft, which the escape teeth enter one by one. Each wedge-shaped tooth impulses the balance wheel by pressure on the cylinder edge as it enters, is held inside the cylinder as it turns, and impulses the wheel again as it leaves out the other side. The wheel usually had 15 teeth, and impulsed the balance over an angle of 20° to 40° in each direction.It is a frictional rest escapement, with the teeth in contact with the cylinder over the whole balance wheel cycle. Hunter Cases A hunting case covers the face of the watch concealing the dial. The case is opened by pressing the stem or the crown of the watch. Hold the watch in your right hand with the bow between the index finger and thumb. Press on the pendant-crown with the right thumb to release the cover exposing the face. When closing, do not SNAP the cover. Press the crown to move the catch in, close the cover, then release the crown. This will prevent wear on the rim and catch.Hunter cased watches are actually quite scarce. They were primarily produced between 1880 and 1910, a short period for sure. The 1900's lead to a changing trend and by the 1920?s only open face watches were being made. Webb C. Ball designated that all railroad watches must be in open face cases after the train wreck of 1891 on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railroad. These factors and the simple face that the open face cases were cheaper to produce have led to the present scarcity of hunters cases. When you first hear the words "pocket watch" most people immediately think of the classic hunter case. It intrigues me that years ago time held a little more value in our lives everything is on such a fast pace in today's world, yet the act of opening a lid on the hunter case before you can see the time seems to give the "Time" you are measuring a little more significance. Take a little more time for yourself and add some classic hunters to your collection. This collection also includes many ladies hunting case pendant/pocket watches with beautifully engraved cases. These cases include both Victorian and Art Nouveau influence with very ornate floral scenes.We consider any reasonable Best Offers - Please submit your best offers!ABOUT US: Ashland presents the world’s best vintage and pre-owned watches and jewelry online. We offer leading brands such as Vacheron Constantin, Rolex, Patek Phillipe, Breitling and many more. We are delighted to present ongoing sales of luxury watches of all brands and price points, shop master watchmakers such as Patek Philippe, Vacheron Constantin, Rolex, Cartier and Audemars Piguet. What we offer is the opportunity for those who do not have the time to go to major auction houses to purchase rare timepieces and estate jewelry. A trusted international source for over 40 years, buy with confidence. All of the watches I sell are guaranteed authentic and are checked out by our in house watch makers before they are shipped to you. If you have ANY questions just give me a call at 1-800-424-5353 - 9-5 Monday-Friday EST, or just email me for a fast response.CUSTOMER SERVICE: Contact: Rick Gilbert Hours: 9 - 5 EST, Monday - Friday Address: Ashland Investments Sarasota Arts & Antique Center 640 South Washington Blvd, Suite 200 Sarasota, FL 34236INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS: Import duties, taxes and charges are not included in the item price or shipping charges. 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