'1899 Sovereign Replica' Men's Watch
A unique 1899 Sovereign replica men's watch with a gold-plated, fully-sculpted replica of Perth Mint's first-ever gold sovereign. Gift box
Exclusively available from The Bradford Exchange – you won't find this edition anywhere else!
The face features a magnificent, gold-plated, fully-sculpted replica of the Perth Mint's first-ever gold sovereign
Features a gold-plated face for a timeless style
Includes a genuine leather band for a classic, timeless look certain to be favoured by men who appreciate quality in their timepieces
Uses precision Quartz movement is state of the art ensuring accurate and reliable timekeeping
A unique 1899 Sovereign replica men's watch with genuine leather strap, gold-plated casing and fully-sculpted replica coin, exclusive to The Bradford Exchange – Firsts in the numismatic world, as in the collectables market, are the single most highly sought editions. Firsts represent innovation, the threshold of something new and for the collector or investor, the rare opportunity to head the queue to be part of something exciting and potentially profitable. The 1899 gold sovereign struck by the Perth Mint is a shining example of a first that has become legendary. One of the rarest coins ever minted in Australia – just 690, 992 were minted – it has long been held in the greatest of esteem by coin collectors around the world. Now, the 1899 Perth Mint gold sovereign is set to leave its mark in the world of fine timepieces. Inspired by the rarity and the legend of the coin, The Bradford Exchange has crafted a classically-styled men's watch showcasing an exacting replica of the sovereign's design. Like the coin which inspired it, our exclusive '1899 Sovereign Replica' Men's Watch is an exciting 'first', and a rare one too.
The gleaming surface reveals a distinguished and elegant style reminiscent of early 20th century watch designs. The simple crown and discreet Roman numerals play host to a mesmerising recreation of Benedetto Pistrucci's original 1816 sovereign reverse on the watch's face. remains amongst the most iconic – and sought after – coin designs in mintage history. Dramatic, intense and involving, the image recalls the glory days of the British Empire when Britannia truly did rule the waves. The all-important 1899 date remains at the bottom identifying the source of the coin's design. Naturally we would entrust the reproduction of such a legendary design only to Master Jewellers supremely skilled in exacting reproductions. They have created for you a fully sculpted replica of the 1899 coin reverse with an impressive depth within the watch bezel. From the rearing horse, to the sword-brandishing Saint, to the felled beast, no detail is forgotten. And the same level of detail can be found on the watch case back. The profile of Queen Victoria has been faithfully reproduced as it appeared on the 1899 coin. Encircling the portrait, the words: 'VICTORIA DEI GRA BRITANNIA REGINA FID DEF IND IMP' ('Victoria by the Grace of God King of Britons, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India' appear as they did on the original. On the reverse, you'll find your watch's individual issue number. The lower the number, the more the coveted the watch. The low number represents swift action on the part of the collector and their passion for the subject. Not only is the "1899 Sovereign Replica Men's Watch" a masterpiece, it is also a timepiece you can rely on. The precision quartz movement keeps accurate time and the genuine leather band offers a distinguished finishing touch. Perfect for gift giving or heirloom display, the watch arrives with a Certificate of Authenticity assuring you of the finest crafting standards. The custom case is decorated with imagery inspired by the 1899 coin as reminder of the collectable, you now proudly possess. High demand is expected so don’t delay. Order now!
The exclusive '1899 Sovereign Replica' Men's Watch from The Bradford Exchange features:
- The '1899 Sovereign Replica' Men's Watch is exclusive to The Bradford Exchange
- The face features a magnificent, gold-plated, fully-sculpted replica of the Perth Mint's first-ever gold sovereign
- Features a gold-plated face for a timeless style
- Includes a genuine leather band for a classic, timeless look certain to be favoured by men who appreciate quality in their timepieces
- Uses precision Quartz movement is state of the art ensuring accurate and reliable timekeeping
- The reverse also features your watch's individual issue number – each watch is individually engraved!
- Adjustable leather strap made to fit most wrists
- Arrives with a custom-designed presentation case
- Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
- Comes with our famous 120-day guarantee