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    METEORITE POCKET WATCH
    Gibeon - Iron, fine octahedrite
    Great Nama Land, Namibia

    This Meteorite Pocket Watch is showcasing the famous Gibeon meteorites of Namibia. A piece of the Meteorite has been cut and etched to show the Widmanst├Ątten pattern that meteorites from this locality are known for. To bring out the highlights of the patterning and to protect the meteorite itself, the watch face has been plated with 24K white gold. The time indicators are enumerated with Roman numerals for every 5 minutes and there is a sweeping second hand. This pocket watch is a nod to a by-gone era when pocket watches were all the rage. In new condition.


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    October, 2013
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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