can anyone identify this?

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  1. #1
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    Oct 2011

    can anyone identify this?

    Hi, this watch was in my Great Aunt's collection - it says 14 Kt gold on the back and here is the front. How do I find out the year of manufacture and what is worth?

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  2. #2
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    Feb 2006
    San Jose, California-USA

    Re: can anyone identify this?

    Looks early 40's, worth - sentimental or scrap price of the Gold.

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    May 2007
    East Yorkshire, UK

    Re: can anyone identify this?

    A picture of the movement might help with the dating - 17 jewels more common in late 40's or maybe 50's. Essex is not a brand I know, but seems likely to have been a US brand: Mikrolisk - was Feines für die Tasche... - Das Informationsportal rund um die Taschenuhr!

    The wording on the dial looks like it was done by hand. We don't attempt valuations in here - but I tend to agree with Watchbreath.
    Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects."

    Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)

    Please don't PM me to ask for a valuation - I won't attempt one.

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