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Men's 1929 Illinois Jolly Roger Wristwatch

$2750

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A tribute to Art Deco design, this stunningly handsome men's "Jolly Roger" wristwatch by Illinois Watch Company is both rare and extremely desirable, circa 1929.

Men's 1929 Illinois Dress Wristwatch

$1295

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Men's Illinois dress wristwatch in a magnificent, oversized yellow gold-filled case. Crisp and fully serviced, this 1929 classic with a rare 17 jewel high-grade movement basks in Deco influence. Offered in a period royal blue velvet presentation case.

Men's 1929 Illinois Piccadilly Wristwatch

$2995

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Considered one of the finest, most sought-after timepieces of the Deco era, this extraordinarily rare men's Deco-era Illinois "Piccadilly" wristwatch in white gold-fill is the ultimate. Offered in an Illinois factory presentation box; Circa 1929.

Men's 1930 Gruen Doctor's Watch in 14k Gold

$6995

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Rare and stunning men's Gruen Duo-Dial doctor's watch in triple-fluted, 14k white gold "Chrysler Building" case, circa 1930.

Men's 1936 Gruen Curvex w/ Two Tone Dial

$925

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Stunning two-tone silver-and-eggshell dialed Deco Gruen circa mid-30s. Fitted with a genuine black crocodile strap, it is a handsome work of wrist art!

Men's 1936 Hamilton Dress Wristwatch

$995

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Men's Hamilton dress wristwatch in yellow gold fill with new-old stock period strap and matching buckle, in its original factory presentation box — a breathtaking example from one of America's premier watch houses, circa 1936.

Men's 1938 Bulova Wristwatch with Enameling

$795

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Stunning '30s era Bulova 15 jewel wristwatch featuring a beautiful enameled stepped case.

Men's 1940 Gruen Veri Thin Watch in 14k Rose Gold

$995

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Astonishingly graceful, this WWII era Gruen "Veri-Thin" in solid 14k rose gold is the perfect harmony of form and function. Offered in a period Gruen Bakelite presentation case. Circa 1940

Men's 1941 Gruen Curvex

$925

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Handsome men's late Deco/Pre-War era Gruen Curvex – cleaned, oiled, calibrated with stretch band. Offered in a presentation box, circa 1941.

Men's 1942 Bulova Medical Officer's Wrist Watch

$995

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Bulova "Medical Officer's" wristwatch in rose-gold fill with high-grade 17 ruby-jeweled movement and center-sweep hand for timing pulses. Circa 1942

Men's 1942 Hamilton Navy Wristwatch

$795

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Men's Hamilton WWII issue 987S wrist watch with correct reproduction of a Navy blue one-piece canvas strap. A fine, restored example that is cleaned, oiled and ready for service.

Men's 1944 Paul Breguette Solid Gold Watch

$895

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A monument to the days when a man was judged by the watch on his wrist; this oversized, solid gold "Paul Breguette" is a platinum-dialed, horned-lugged British classic! Circa 1944.<

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 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 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