Good evening everyone! I am new to the forum and excited about learning something from the experts! I have recently acquired a Tavannes pocket watch from my mother, that belonged to her grandmother. (my great grandmother). I am curious as to if someone can help me identify the date of manufacture (approximately) and perhaps some interesting details about my piece. Also, just whether or not I have a decent looking specimen, that I'd like to share with the watch community
The watch functions, I was able to wind it a few clicks and it started ticking away. I have a few questions though about its operation. I'm sure it can be detrimental to just start winding the heck out of these, so could someone enlighten me as to how often/how much you should wind the watch, should I at all considering its age, and most of all, how do you set the correct time?
The engraving on the outside rear of the watch reads "OEG" which stands for Olive Ethel Galloway (my great grandmother) inside the watch, on the back cover reads "Warranted B & B Royal 20 Years 6121879" the movement itself is engraved "Tavannes watch co." and "3966481"
Any information that anyone can provide on this piece is greatly appreciated! Thanks for everyone's time, and I hope you enjoy viewing my watch!