DescriptionMuonionalusta Iron-Nickel Meteorite Pocket Watch
Iron fine octahedrite - IVA
Northern Sweden - (67° 48'N, 23° 6'E)
Any train conductor would be lucky to keep time by this watch. The dial has been handcrafted from 100 percent genuine Muonionalusta meteorite. This is evident by the watch face which features the characteristic Widmanstätten banding associated with this octrahedrite meteorite. The face measures 1.33 inches (3.4 cm) in diameter, features Roman numerals, has a seconds sweep dial, a day and night indicator window and is Rhodium plated so it will not rust. It is further protected by a Quartz crystal glass cover. The inner workings of this unique perpetual movement piece are visible from both the front and back sides. It is also water resistant up to 3ATM. It is in excellent condition and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Overall Measurements: 2.0 x 0.4 x 17.3 inches (5.1 x 1.0 x 43.8 cm)
Condition report available upon request.
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