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Mechanical Pocket Watch

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The fathers of the bride and groom (and the groomsmen, too) have given their time to make your day special. What better way to thank them than with unique timepieces? This extraordinary pocket watch shows off its clockwork with a see-through face, making your sentiments perfectly transparent. (Just don't forget to wind it daily!) Engrave the back for a personal touch. 1 3/4" w x 2 1/4" l, with a 12" chain.

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The Knot Wedding Shopmechanical pocket watch
 
4.2

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (33)
  • Good price / value (28)
  • Well made (22)
  • Classic design (20)
  • Personalized (19)

Cons

  • Poorly made (5)

Best Uses

  • Gifts (25)
  • Sentimental keepsake (20)
  • Attendant jewelry (11)
  • Wedding day jewelry (9)
  • For fun (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Bride (21), Groom (10), Groomsman (5), Parent of bride/groom (3), Wedding planner (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome gift!

We love this pocket watch! We searched and searched for some and many were very expensive. This one had good reviews, so we gave it a try. We ordered 3 for our...Read complete review

We love this pocket watch! We searched and searched for some and many were very expensive. This one had good reviews, so we gave it a try. We ordered 3 for our groomsmen. They came nicely engraved in just 8 days! The engraving is beautiful. We chose to engrave the first and last initial. It is nicely centered and large. The watches are a nice weight and good quality. They do wind up, but it is very classy that way. The face is beautiful. We were extremely impressed. They weren't on sale when we got them because they just came out. Now they are even cheaper!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Silver finish was BAD

I bought 3 of these for my groomsmen in April last year. When the order came in I opened 1 to make sure everything was OK and loved that watch at first. I just...Read complete review

I bought 3 of these for my groomsmen in April last year. When the order came in I opened 1 to make sure everything was OK and loved that watch at first. I just opened the rest of them to wrap and the other 2 look TERRIBLE. The plating is coming off and bubbling on 1 and the other 1 has blemishes all over it like it was never finished plating. I guess I should have looked at them all before I put them away for safe keeping. Now I'm a few weeks to the big day and have to come up with something else for the guys :-(

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5.0

Great idea!

By Nikki

from South carolina

Verified Buyer

Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

I loved the watches! I got them as a gift for the groomsmen! The only thing I didn't realize was that they are wind up watches which is even better!!! I would definitely recommend them!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great gifts!!

By Bride to Be

from Waterbury, CT

About Me Bride

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Affordable
  • Attractive Design
  • Personalized
  • Well Made

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Attendant Jewelry
    • Gifts
    • Wedding Day Jewelry

    Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

    We bought these for the groomsmen as gifts and to also "wear" the day of the wedding. I was hesitant reading some of the reviews but am so happy with them that I will be ordering another one for the groom! We purchased 7 of them and they all work and the engraving is great. Same exact watch as what is sold on another *personal ingraving gift store* site for half the price! Can't wait to see the guys with these on the big day!

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Don't waste your money

    By Minstrel

    from Utah

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Poorly Made

      Best Uses

      • None

      Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

      My wife got this for our son. A Christmas gift that right out of the box did not work. You get what you pay for and we should have let price be our guide.

       
      1.0

      Looks are decieving

      By Best man Paul

      from NJ

      About Me Groomsman

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Affordable
      • Attractive Design
      • Personalized

      Cons

      • Poorly Made

      Best Uses

      • Gifts
      • Sentimental Keepsake

      Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

      Out of the box itlooked great. I went to set the time and the wind/set knob broke off. now just a nice looking paper weight.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great gift--especially when you're buyin

      By Hyper Bride

      from Chicago, IL

      About Me Bride

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Affordable
      • Attractive Design
      • Classic Design
      • Personalized
      • Well Made

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gifts

        Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

        For the gal who said the Roman Numeral 4 was wrong--YOU ARE WRONG! The IIII is a very very traditional and old school way of writing 4 in Roman Numerals. While you usually see IV, this is also another way of writing 4. For the groom who can't figure out how to set the time--shake it! That's how it gets going. My fiance seems to have an issue with the fact that they are a little stiff to get working, but I think it's because they are new and need warming up. We bought 19 of these for our groomsmen and ushers and they are SO SHARP! Looooove the engraving. I think they will all appreciate this classic gift.

        (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Roman Numerals are Wrong!!!

        By Dawn

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Bride

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Poorly Made
          • Roman Numeral four wrong

          Best Uses

            Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

            This looked really cool, but when I realized that Roman Numeral Four is IIII when it should be IV I decided not to buy it. It would have been so embarrassing if I did. The Knot please change this!

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Silver finish was BAD

            By Stephanie

            from St Pete, FL

            About Me Bride

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Affordable
            • Attractive Design

            Cons

            • Poor Finishing
            • Poorly Made

            Best Uses

            • Attendant Jewelry
            • Gifts

            Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

            I bought 3 of these for my groomsmen in April last year. When the order came in I opened 1 to make sure everything was OK and loved that watch at first. I just opened the rest of them to wrap and the other 2 look TERRIBLE. The plating is coming off and bubbling on 1 and the other 1 has blemishes all over it like it was never finished plating. I guess I should have looked at them all before I put them away for safe keeping. Now I'm a few weeks to the big day and have to come up with something else for the guys :-(

             
            5.0

            Mechanical Pocket Watch

            By Zaticia

            from Sheboygan, Wisconsin

            About Me Bride

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Personalized

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Sentimental Keepsake

              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

              All of our groomsmen and ushers just LOVED these watches - a very unique gift in our area, when most are given a flask of some sort.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Nice Watch!

              By The Groom

              from SLC, UT

              About Me Groom

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Affordable
              • Attractive Design
              • Beautiful classy look
              • Classic Design
              • Good weight
              • Instant eye catcher
              • Well Made

              Cons

              • Hard to see the hands
              • How do you set the time
              • Roman numeral 4 is wrong

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Sentimental Keepsake

              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

              I can't figure out how to set the time!

               
              5.0

              Awesome

              By New Mexico Bride

              from NM

              About Me Bride

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Affordable
              • Attractive Design
              • Classic Design
              • Great Color Selection
              • Personalized
              • Well Made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                  We got these for our groomsmen's gifts for them to wear during the wedding. They are perfect! All personalized correctly, very affordable, functional, and look great. We loved them!

                   
                  1.0

                  Worked less than a month

                  By Superc

                  from San luis

                  About Me Bride

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Affordable
                  • Attractive Design
                  • Classic Design

                  Cons

                  • Poorly Made

                  Best Uses

                  • Sentimental Keepsake
                  • Wedding Day Jewelry

                  Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                  It is lovley, and looks amazing & I gave it as a wedding gift to my husband. He adores it and used it every day as his watch. Alas, less than a month after the wedding, the gears have jamed up somehow and it has stopped working. He is heartbroken, and I'm bummed that my wedding gift is now just a useless item. Very upset that it didn't last more than 3 weeks & the second one I bought as a back up (the gun metal one) was broken when it arrived super bummed.

                   
                  5.0

                  Really nice watch!

                  By Whitney STB Reynolds

                  from New york, NY

                  About Me Groomsman

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Affordable
                  • Attractive Design
                  • Personalized
                  • Well Made

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gifts
                    • Sentimental Keepsake

                    Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                    I just got this watchtoday for my groom-it is beautiful-really nice and expensive looking! he is going to love it-i hope! I got it engraved-it turned out nicely-the engraving is a little smaller than I had expected, I had only an "R"-so it would be fine for more letters, but it looks nice.

                     
                    4.0

                    Beautiful Timepiece

                    By mrs campbell

                    from charleston, wv

                    About Me Bride

                    Pros

                    • Affordable
                    • Attractive Design
                    • Classic Design
                    • Well Made

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Attendant Jewelry
                      • Gifts
                      • Sentimental Keepsake
                      • Wedding Day Jewelry

                      Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                      Bought these watches as a gift for the groomsmen & also bought one for the groom as a gift. They are very well made watch, however the chain is cheap & a couple of them were rusted when I received them. My husband loved it b/c of all the inner workings & the craftsmenship. The guys wore them with their tuxs & they looked great. I would definately recommend for wedding party & as a gift for a man who appreciates watches!

                       
                      5.0

                      Best gift for attendants

                      By Kayla

                      from Northern California

                      About Me Bride

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Attendant Jewelry
                        • Gifts
                        • Sentimental Keepsake
                        • Wedding Day Jewelry

                        Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                        We got these for the groomsmen, groom, and the Dads. They absolutely loved them. My little brothers desperately wanted one too. We got so many compliments on them, and we didn't even have them personalized.

                         
                        5.0

                        LOVE this watch!

                        By CC_runner7007

                        from Duluth, MN

                        About Me Bride

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Affordable
                        • Attractive Design
                        • Classic Design
                        • Personalized
                        • Well Made

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Gifts
                          • Sentimental Keepsake

                          Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                          My fiance and I got these pocket watches as a gift for our fathers. We were very impressed with them when they came. They are very well made and will be a very nice surprise for our dads. I especially love the face of the watch because you can see the little gears.

                          I HIGHLY recommend this product. We are very satisfied.

                           
                          4.0

                          Beautiful Watch/Not Sure How To Set Time

                          By junewed

                          from alabama

                          About Me Groom, Groomsman, Parent Of Bride/Groom

                          Verified Reviewer

                          Pros

                          • Affordable
                          • Attractive Design
                          • Great Color Selection
                          • Personalized

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Attendant Jewelry
                            • Gifts
                            • Sentimental Keepsake
                            • Wedding Day Jewelry

                            Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                            I bought this watch for a gift for my dad on my Wedding day. I love everything about it EXCEPT I CANNOT figure out how to set the time!! If anyone knows the trick please let me know :)

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Beautiful, My Fiance Loves it

                            By NETNET

                            from Palmdale Ca

                            Pros

                            • Affordable
                            • Attractive Design
                            • Classic Design
                            • Great Color Selection
                            • Well Made
                            • Wonderful Gift

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Sentimental Keepsake

                              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                              Got this as a gift for my fiance for Christmas, I let him see it before I was going to personalize it at TR ... it will give it a great touch ... the gears really work... and best of all he is going to love it with the personalization... Btw the gears can be seen in the back too.

                              (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              4.0

                              Nice watch, but not for every day use

                              By Lexie

                              from Albuquerque, New Mexico

                              About Me Bride

                              Pros

                              • Affordable
                              • Attractive Design
                              • Classic Design
                              • Personalized
                              • Well Made

                              Cons

                              • Must wind frequently

                              Best Uses

                              • Gifts
                              • Sentimental Keepsake

                              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                              Got for groomsmen and fathers. Everyone loved the design and had fun with the watches but just know that there is no battery (it is see through). All the boys loved watching the inner workings of the watches. Apparently takes a little time to figure out how to set the time but if you want to use the watch all the time you must remember to wind it often.

                               
                              5.0

                              Throwback

                              By Ph.D

                              from Stillwater, OK

                              About Me Groom

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Classic Design
                              • Well Made

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Attendant Jewelry
                                • Sentimental Keepsake

                                Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                This pocket watch has a very appealing look to it. Love how shiny the watch is, and I think it is a good design with being able to see all of the components inside the watch. Watch has a sophisticated look to it, and if cared for properly could last for a very long time.

                                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Nice gift

                                By hdbride2be

                                from Lehigh Valley, PA

                                About Me Bride

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Affordable
                                • Attractive Design

                                Cons

                                • NO GIFT BOX

                                Best Uses

                                • Sentimental Keepsake

                                Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                I got this as a wedding present for my fiance. However, I did not get it engraved at the time of purchase due to the character limit. I plan to take it to the mall to have it engraved right before the wedding. The only thing I don't like is that on one of the gears you can clearly see that it says "made in China" which just sort of looks tacky IMO. Also, I was promised a gift box and my invoice said "with box" but there was no box to be found. Oh well, I was planning on using a differnt box anyway.

                                • Gift:
                                • No

                                (5 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                A nice little watch but...

                                By Jeff

                                from Springfield, MO

                                About Me Groom

                                Verified Reviewer

                                Pros

                                • Affordable
                                • Attractive Design
                                • Classic Design
                                • Personalized

                                Cons

                                • Unattractive Design

                                Best Uses

                                • Attendant Jewelry
                                • For Fun
                                • Gifts
                                • Sentimental Keepsake
                                • Wedding Day Jewelry

                                Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                An attractive watch design. Since it winds up, you never have to worry about not having batteries. The face can be difficult to read since the hands and numbers are the same silvery metal at the gears. Notice though, that the number 4 is not written as IIII rather than IV. While inaccurate, it does keep good time and it's very interesting to be able to see the gears in action while it runs.

                                • Gift:
                                • Yes

                                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                3.0

                                Nice watch, crooked engraving

                                By Rob the Groom

                                from Wichita, KS

                                About Me Groom

                                Pros

                                • Affordable

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                    It's not bad enough to return, but they should pay more attention to engraving...

                                    • Gift:
                                    • Yes

                                    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    4.0

                                    Nice, but...

                                    By LoPo

                                    from Boston, MA

                                    About Me Bride

                                    Pros

                                    • Affordable
                                    • Attractive Design
                                    • Classic Design
                                    • Personalized

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • For Fun
                                      • Gifts

                                      Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                      I bought this as a little gift for my fiance and had it personalized. I really like the watch, but wasn't too thrilled with the engraving; it's just not that nice. If I could do it again, I would have not had it personalized here and would have taken it to the mall to have the engraving done.

                                      • Gift:
                                      • Yes

                                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                       
                                      5.0

                                      I Love This!

                                      By ashes

                                      from houston, tx

                                      About Me Groom, Groomsman, Parent Of Bride/Groom, Wedding Planner

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                      • Affordable
                                      • Attractive Design
                                      • Classic Design
                                      • Personalized
                                      • Well Made

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Attendant Jewelry
                                        • Gifts
                                        • Sentimental Keepsake

                                        Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                        This was such a great gift. I had been going back and forth between whether i wanted to order this or not because i wasn't sure if it would be as nice as the picture showed. I honestly think it's even better! I had them personalized and they will make great gifts for our ushers! I wish i would have picked these for groomsmen gifts also!

                                        • Gift:
                                        • Yes

                                        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        Good Pick

                                        By Paul the diver

                                        from Illinois

                                        About Me Groom

                                        Pros

                                        • Affordable
                                        • Attractive Design
                                        • Classic Design
                                        • Personalized
                                        • Well Made

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Gifts
                                          • Wedding Day Jewelry

                                          Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                          I was a little skeptical in purchasing because I cannot visually see the product before purchasing it but it was the price and the reviews that convinced me.
                                          I bought 6 and a got them personalized. They look great and give accurate time. I recommend this product to anyone.

                                          • Gift:
                                          • Yes

                                          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                           
                                          5.0

                                          Very Nice

                                          By Josh

                                          from Dayton, OH

                                          Verified Reviewer

                                          Pros

                                          • Attractive Design

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                              These are really nice! The back has a little window about the size of a quarter that looks into the gears. [...] Its pretty cool and you can see all the gears turning. They are a lot of fun and the winding and ticking are pretty cool for a guy who has never really owned a mechanical watch.

                                              • Gift:
                                              • No

                                              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                               
                                              5.0

                                              Gorgeous

                                              By tripn_dicular

                                              from wheeling, il

                                              About Me Bride

                                              Verified Reviewer

                                              Pros

                                              • Affordable
                                              • Attractive Design
                                              • Well Made

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Gifts

                                                Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                                LOVE IT. I bought this on sale and I can't believe that I spent that little amount on something SOOO nice.

                                                • Gift:
                                                • Yes

                                                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                I agree, these are really nice

                                                By lambert

                                                from Newport OR

                                                About Me Groom

                                                Pros

                                                • Affordable
                                                • Attractive Design
                                                • Great Color Selection
                                                • Personalized
                                                • Well Made

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Sentimental Keepsake

                                                  Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                                  These little guys appear way too nice for the money; the watch gears are amazing, and yes it really winds up. The outer metal finishing is nice, with a cool pattern on the inside for a nice touch. Heavy and nicely constructed. THe engraving is a little on the light side (hard to read in dark light) but then, really thick engravings might be a little gawdy anyway. Get some, I'm getting a few more for all the men in the wedding.

                                                  • Gift:
                                                  • No

                                                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                                   
                                                  5.0

                                                  nicer than expected

                                                  By v

                                                  from brooklyn, ny

                                                  About Me Bride

                                                  Verified Reviewer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Affordable
                                                  • Attractive Design
                                                  • Personalized
                                                  • Well Made

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Gifts
                                                    • Sentimental Keepsake

                                                    Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                                    i got this item for the groom, and couldn't be happier. It is well-made, gorgeous, the engraving is perfect, and it has a nice weight to it.

                                                    • Gift:
                                                    • Yes

                                                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    A big hit! Very classy.

                                                    By Spencer the Groom

                                                    from Los Angeles, CA

                                                    About Me Groom, Groomsman, Parent Of Bride/Groom, Wedding Planner

                                                    Verified Reviewer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Affordable
                                                    • Attractive Design
                                                    • Classic Design
                                                    • Well Made

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                      • For Fun
                                                      • Gifts
                                                      • Sentimental Keepsake

                                                      Comments about The Knot Wedding Shop mechanical pocket watch:

                                                      Everyone kept staring into these inexpensive watches, mesmerized by the inner workings. I didn't expect them to be such a hit. They were great conversation-starters, too. [...]

                                                      • Gift:
                                                      • Yes

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