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Ladies' 1945 Lucien Piccard Presentation Cocktail Watch

$1750

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Given by legendary Hollywood director Henry Koster to one of his assistants, this unusual, solid 14k gold wristwatch by Lucien Piccard is simply exquisite. Engraved "To Teresa/With Thanks/Henry Koster." Circa 1945

Men's 1945 Olympic Watch Co. Chronograph

$995

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Magnificent men's WWII era, dual-register "Olympic" chronograph in a "Machine-Era" snap-back case. Complete with its original, un-restored tri-color dial and "spear" hands – a handsome timepiece for someone of undeniably fine taste.

Men's 1946 Benrus Watch in 14k Rose Gold

$995

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Tony, extremely desirable men's '40s era Benrus dress wristwatch in solid 14k rose gold, housed a period Bakelite presentation box.

Men's 1950 Elgin A-17A Aviator's Wristwatch

$695

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Outstanding example of Aviator timekeeping, this Elgin A-17A is both exceedingly handsome and accurate. Circa late WWII; Cold War era.

Men's 1950 Gruen Curvex in 14k White Gold

$1795

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An extraordinary watch for an equally extraordinary client, this flawless, solid 14k white gold Gruen "Curvex" – with its contrasting jet-black dial – is fitted with a black crocodile strap and offered in a period Gruen factory box. Circa 1950

Men's 1950 Elgin 14k Gold Shockmaster

$1495

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Men's '50s 14k yellow gold "Flying Saucer" Elgin Shockmaster wristwatch. Over the nearly 20 years we've been dealing in vintage timepieces, one of the many good questions we've been asked is "What constitutes a fine wristwatch?"

Men's 1951 Elgin 50 Millionth Watch in 18k Gold

$2995

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Almost mythic in its rarity, this Elgin "50 million" wristwatch, commissioned in 1951 to celebrate Elgin's manufacture of its 50 millionth jeweled movement, is a triumph of American watchmaking. Offered with box, original booklet and price tag.

Men's 1953 Omega 18k Gold Oversized Automatic Watch

$2750

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Exceedingly handsome, oversized 18k Omega bumper automatic wristwatch in its original clamshell box with papers. Fitted with a matching gold Omega buckle and genuine alligator strap. Circa 1953

Men's 1954 Gruen One Button Doctor's Chronograph

$2995

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Men's Gruen '50s-era stainless one-button Physician's/Doctor's chronograph watch

Men's 1954 Lord Elgin Dress Watch in Box

$995

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Brilliant men's "Lord Elgin" dress wristwatch from the Golden Era of American watchmaking - new-old-stock - with original box, strap and tag; Circa 1950s

Men's 1955 Lord Elgin Atomic Style Case

$1250

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Exceedingly rare men's 21 ruby-jeweled Lord Elgin wristwatch with "atomic" styled case and 1955.

Men's 1957 Gruen Precision Watch in Solid 14k Gold

$995

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Strong and graceful, this Mid-Century Gruen "Precision" in solid 14k yellow gold features an original pearlescent dial, gold markers and hands. Fitted with a black crocodile strap, it is offered in a red factory Gruen presentation box. Circa 1957.

Men's 1958 Hamilton Electric Dress Wrist Watch

$595

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Futuristic, rare and exceedingly desirable "Atomic Age" or "flying saucer" men's Mid-Century electric dress watch by Hamilton Watch Company, circa 1958

Men's 1959 Waltham Watch w/ Sunburst Lugs

$895

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Hailing from one of America's most exhilarating eras, this men's mid-century Waltham features a highly stylized case with "sunburst" lugs - perfect for a windswept convertible ride. Circa 1959

Men's 1959 Hamilton Stainless Steel Automatic Watch

$495

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Fetching men's Hamilton Automatic featuring a futuristic solid stainless steel screw-back case, circa late '50s.

Men's 1962 Hamilton Award Watch in Solid Gold

$795

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Handsome, original Hamilton award watch in solid yellow gold, circa 1962