Watches & Movements Made Entirely of Bone - 19th Century Bronnikov Pocket Watches

Bronnikov Bone Watch
A horological dynasty is responsible for these amazing feats of mechanics; the Bronnikov family from Vjatka, Russia. The earliest model appearing in 1837 and rumored to have been purchased by the future Czar, Alexander II. A tradition carved entirely out of wood, ivory or bone carried out through the 1800s into the early 20th century by Semyon's sons Mikhail and Nicolai - Producing only one watch per month with approximately 500 ever made, and of those only about 250 have survived today.
Bronnikov Wood Watch

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