A Masterpiece Religious Pocket Watch
The quality of the movement is spectacular, the dial is a masterpiece and the condition is excellent, but the subject matter — as beautiful as it is to some of us of a religious nature — is nevertheless difficult to market because of two things: 1. Religious items are desirable to a limited audience based on the particular religion depicted in the art; and 2. The modern-day mindset among many is that it is blasphemous, even though such pieces were often made for clergy and the devout.
ULYSSE NARDIN 1914 CHRIST POCKET WATCH / $3,000
A watch by Ulysse Nardin with any other subject matter would be worth $5,000 to $7,000. We purchased this watch for $2,000 and would be happy to sell it for $3,000.
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