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Pocket watches have been around since the 1500s. The early models were ornately handmade from metals like brass and silver, which made them a luxury that only the upper class could afford. These exquisite timepieces were designed to be conveniently tucked into the pants pocket or the vest pocket. The pocket watch chains connected the watches to either the belt loops or buttonholes so that the wearer did not lose these expensive watches. Then there came a time when these timepieces became very popular and affordable, and the market was flooded with designs from the sensible, to the sensational.
Although these timepieces lost their allure with the advent of wrist watches and cell phones, their antique charm is resurfacing again. Today, these beautiful timepieces do more than just keep time. They are also worn to make a fashion statement and recall an era of elegance and style. If you are wondering where to buy these lovely timepieces from, then look online. Online shopping sites offer pocket watches from various reputed brands in a variety of materials and designs at great, pocket-friendly prices.
Types of pocket watches
Looking for a pocket timepiece online is only half the battle. Knowing which one to buy is the other important half. As these watches have been around for centuries, there are many types of these timepieces available in the market. Here is a list of a few popular designs available online.
Open face pocket watch
These kinds of watches feature exposed fronts with no protective covering, which makes it easy for the wearers to pull the watch from their pockets and quickly determine the time.
Hunter pocket watch
These watches can be divided into three types: the full hunter, the double hunter and the half hunter pocket watches . The first design features a plain or ornately designed hinged cover that keeps the watch face protected when not in use; whereas, the second features a cover on the front, as well as the back of the watch. The back cover can be opened to see the inner workings of the watch. The half hunter design has a cover over the face that either features a hole or a crystal embedded in the cover, which allows the wearer to determine the time even when the cover is closed.
Pocket watch chains
When you are shopping for a pocket watch, find out if it includes a chain or not. If not, you might need to buy a chain separately. There are a several types of chains available in the market including buttonhole chains, sport chains, Albert chains, T-bar chains and slide chains.
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