Antique gold and platinum pocket watches tick with precision, awaiting start time of Morphy’s June 30 auction

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Antique gold and platinum pocket watches tick with precision, awaiting start time of Morphy’s June 30 auction

DENVER, Pa. – Times may change, but time never does. Whether measured by the Greenwich Royal Observatory clock in England or a bedside digital alarm clock, a day is universally considered to be a 24-hour period with 60 minutes in each hour. And as Morphy’s Tuesday, June 30 auction attests, no device keeps track of the hours and minutes quite as precisely or beautifully as an antique pocket watch. Over 650 high-quality pocket watches from a single-owner collection, including more than 250 complicated examples, are entered in the no-reserve sale, each a reflection of the era in which it was