Pocket watches are gold or silver time capsules from the elegant era. People are attracted to pocket watches because of their age, rarity and appearance. For some, the pocket watch stirs nostalgic memories of a grandfather. It may not matter if the watch works or not. Like this pocket watch from 1890. Who could you imagine owning it? Was it a soldier, a wife, a school master? Through out the centuries many famous people had pocket watches. Queen Elizabeth the II, President John F. Kennedy, & Albert Einstein or only a few.