Gevril G680.021.25 Men’s 1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind Swiss Made Sterling Silver Pocket Watch


by Adrian Herscovici  

Gevril WatchesJacques Gevril was appointed Watchmaker Royal to the Spanish Crown in 1758 for his mastery in the art of producing impeccably crafted timepieces. More than 250 years later, Gevril’s 1758 Collection offers an ode to these historic works.

Long before people donned wristwatches, pocket watches were the trusted companions of those with a desire to keep time at hand, and while carrying a pocket watch in the 21st century might seem an anachronism, it represents a tangible connection to the high art of mechanical watchmaking. In fact, the pocket watch is characterized by an experience unequaled by the average wristwatch.

By comparison, a wristwatch is passive, requiring a mere glance to read, whereas the owner of a Gevril 1758 pocket watch must engage with the timepiece. There is the initial reach into the pocket, followed by the sublime feel of engraved, polished 925 sterling silver between the thumb and fingers; the round 49 mm case is substantial, yet balanced by an elegant proportional thinness of just 13 mm.

Gevril Mens G680.021.25
1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind
White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch
Gevril Mens G680.021.25
1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind
White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch – Side View
Gevril Mens G680.021.25 1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch Gevril Mens G680.021.25 1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch - Side Vie

Once in hand, the superb details of the case become apparent. The front features three distinct areas: a coat-of-arms style shield at the center (perfect as is, or if desired, with an engraved personal message) surrounded by a guilloche barleycorn pattern and enclosed by a traditional floral pattern. The back of the case has a more elaborate floral design incorporating scrolls and multiple textures.

Gevril Mens G680.021.25
1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind
White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch – Front View
Gevril Mens G680.021.25
1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind
White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch – Back View
Gevril Mens G680.021.25 1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch - Front View Gevril Mens G680.021.25 1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch - Back View

The watch opens with a gentle push of the clasp. The Gevril 1758 features a savonette configuration, meaning the seconds hand and winding stem are positioned at a 90 degree angle from each other. This arrangement makes it easy to wind and read the watch simultaneously.

Unitas 6498 Decorated MovementTrue to its roots, the 1758 contains a mechanical hand-wound Unitas 6498 Decorated movement – another step worth savoring.

An uncrowded white dial with silver hour markers and large, black painted numerals in vintage-style script greets the owner. The blue hour and minute hands are reminiscent of the “feuille” style, and the seconds sub-dial is defined by a classic railroad-track perimeter.

Gevril Mens G680.021.25 1758 Collection Mechanical Hand Wind White Dial Swiss Pocket Watch

Key features:

  • Mechanical hand-wound Unitas 6498 decorated movement
  • Sterling silver case, diameter 49 mm, thickness 13 mm
  • Sterling silver stationary bezel
  • White dial, seconds subdial
  • 2-year manufacturer’s warranty


The Gevril 1758 pocket watch is indeed a direct link to old-world watchmaking and a perfect distinguisher for the fast-paced modern man who relishes the more gentlemanly moments in life.

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