• Fine and scarce giant Russian Imperial Army silveroid gilt vintage Pocket watch by Pavel Bure (Paul Buhre) circa 1913. Fine metal dial with black markings, blued steel hands, and red 12 marker. Signed in Cyrillic with the maker's name. Also with Cyrillic markings on the balance cock. Frosted gilt 17 jewel movement. Buhre was watchmaker to the Russian Imperial Court.Engraved "младший унтер-офицер, 185 пех, Башкирский пулк Иван Коpнев" means "Junior non-commissioned officer, 185 Bashkirian infantry regiment* Ivan Kornyew". This is a very early and very attractive military watch.Clean movement ticking loud and strong ,though loosing about 45 sec/day.

Paul Buhre-great grandfather of famous NHL player Pavel Bure.His watches always amazed and impressed the customers by their original design and high quality. However, even the experts of antique watches find it difficult to explain why Bure watches are so popular in imperial Russia. Many watch companies, such as Winter and Omega, could not compete with Paul Buhre brand.Paul Buhre released the watches for public at large, because the lowest price of its watch was only two rubles, ,Asking Price $ 225 Shipped CONUS
Dial: Arabic numeral metal dial with red 12 marker,blued steel hands .
Case: Huge open face style(savonette) silveroid case (56mm without crown ).,
Movement: 15 jewel in house 19''' lever set movement,
Age: 1913
Band: none
Gender: Gents Military
Other: Onion shape winding crown
*Bashkirian infantry regiment took part in deliverance of Yekaterinburg city to prevent the illegal execution of ex-emperor and his family