- "It’s traditional to give a wizard a watch when he comes of age. I’m afraid that one isn’t new like Ron’s, it was actually my brother Fabian’s and he wasn’t terribly careful with his possessions, it’s a bit dented on the back, but —"
- — Molly Weasley giving Harry Potter her present for his seventeenth birthday[src]
It was given to Harry Potter at his seventeenth birthday party, as is tradition with witches and wizards. According to Molly Weasley, the watch is a bit dented on the back because Fabian was not very careful about his possessions. Harry kept this watch until at least 2017.