This is the earliest caliber of Pavel Buhre made in 1881, only one years after the foundation of the Pavel Buhre company in 1880. The watch has been awarded by Tsar Alexander II The Liberator to General Nikolai Stoletov-a hero from the Russo-Turkish War. The watch case depicting an enamelled portrait of Tsar Alexander I. Fine enamel dial signed in Russian Pavel Buhre.
The inner case is engraved in Russian " Pavel Buhre, supplier of the Court of his majesty". HIgh grade nickel plate key winded movement with maximum jewels, Breguet spiral, compensating balance wheel, precision regulator. It comes with the original key. The watch is preserved for 140 years in NEAR MINT ORIGINAL CONDITION! 76g heavy The original box is signed in Russian with Pavel Buhre logo.
Decorated with the Imperial Russian coat of arms-the double headed eagle. Pavel Buhre was one of the first watch companies in Europe.
The company was founded by Karl Buhre, a Russian businessman of German descent. At first the Buhre watch company was located exclusively in St. In 1874, 34-year-old Pavel Buhre, Sr.By order of the imperial court the Buhre factory produced gift watches, which the emperor presented to officials for distinguished public service, foreign diplomats and prominent figures of culture. Buhre watches were also given as bonuses to officers and non-commissioned officers in the Russian army. Pavel Buhre watches were awarded top prizes at many national and international exhibitions, including silver and gold medals at World's Fairs in Paris in 1889 and 1900, respectively. A silver medal in 1889, and a gold medal in 1900. In 1916, Pavel Buhre company received the Swiss patent number 74144 for the in-house chronograph.
The Buhre produced upmarket products as well as watches for the public at large. Prices for a Pavel Buhre watch started at only two rubles and went as high as several thousand. This Russian company became one of the world's leading producers of affordable watches for broadest social demographics. Pavel Buhre watches were awarded top prizes at many national and international exhibitions, including silver and gold medals at World's Fairs in Paris in 1889 and 19.This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "riaerica2000" and is located in this country: BG. This item can be shipped worldwide.