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.
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.
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 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 '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?"
Rare, stunningly high grade 19 ruby-jeweled Ball Watch Company gentleman's pocket watch with enameled bezel and rotating seconds bit; accompanied by an equally rare and desirable mechanical fob and matching chain. offered in a period presentation box, circa 1927.
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.