Impressive men's 1830 solid sterling silver chain-driven verge fusee by R. Roberts of London; accompanied by equally lofty chain and "crown" fob from a subsequent generation. Offered in an antique burl-wood box.
As Impressive and historic work of horological art we’ve had the pleasure to offer, this rare chronograph was created and awarded in 1891 by the House of Longines for a world record bicycle event. Important, stunning and original! Circa 1891
This Elgin National Watch Company timepiece, circa 1902, contains one of the finest railroad-grade pocket watch mechanisms available in the day: a solid nickel, 23 ruby jeweled "Veritas" with solid gold jewel settings; gold train and jeweled motor barrel. Offered in a period presentation box.
American Waltham Watch Company "Seaside" pocket watch, circa 1905. A crisp, engine-turned Victorian hunter case can be carried as either a man's or ladies timepiece. Offered with a matching Victorian slide chain; presented in a period box.
Men's WWI Patria presentation wire-lug trench watch, inscribed "Sergt.Willis/4/1st Herts/from 15th West Riding Volunteers/1917." Offered with a custom-fitted two-piece strap and matching sterling buckle.
A truly stunning example of the art of the Illinois watch company, this sterling silver cushion shaped example, with its stained glass hands, pumpkin crown, and period engraving; is, in a word, magnificent!