Early and impressive men's 18 size, 23 ruby-jeweled hunter-cased Hampden "Railway Special" railroad grade pocket watch featuring a magnificent high-grade movement, porcelain dial and handsome yellow gold-filled case. Fitted with heavy gold-filled chain sporting a solid gold 25 year fob given by the Order of Railroad Telegraphers. Offered in a custom-fitted presentation box.
Rare and extremely desirable men's WWI era oversized Waltham "Trench" watch made for the British market, in an early Dennison sterling silver screw back-and-bezel case. Correctly hallmarked and fitted with a handsome, re-created pigskin strap with buckle, circa 1914.
Certainly one of the finest and most handsome Illinois wrist watches we've had the pleasure to offer, this stunning, black-dialed WWI era timepiece is housed in a fixed-lug case with completely original patina and fitted with a correctly re-created two-piece cordovan-leather strap. Circa 1918.
Both stunning and historic, this WWI era black-dialed Illinois timepiece; housed in an impressive “Fahy’s Oresilver” case, fitted with a correctly hand re-created black cordovan strap of the era is a work of tactile wrist art. Circa 1918.
Astonishing, historic WWI-era military wire lug Tavannes Signal Corps. wristwatch. This exceedingly rare military example features a period 24 hour porcelain military dial, stained glass hands and a hinged-lug case. Fitted with one of our correctly re-created two-piece straps in black cordovan, with matching sterling buckle.
Exceedingly rare, completely original oversized WWI Elgin trench watch. Measuring a full 38mm in diameter, this "6" size silveroid timepiece is one of the largest examples of the era. Featuring a correctly re-created two-piece black cordovan strap and matching buckle. Circa 1919.
Men's stunning, fully restored early Deco Gruen wrist watch marked "Watch Specialties Co." in sterling silver with magnificent restored dial, stained glass hands and custom-fitted cordovan strap. Offered in a bespoke presentation box, circa early '20s.
Men's fabulous solid sterling silver Deco-era "tank" style Majestic/Wittnauer wristwatch in remarkably crisp condition, fitted with a fine cordovan strap and offered in a period jeweler's presentation case. Circa '20s.
Considered one of the most desirable American-made wrist watches, the Illinois "New Yorker" the very tactile embodiment of the Deco Movement. This example, in white gold fill, features an original dial and factory enameling. Circa 1929
Pristine and powerful, this men's oversized Elgin wristwatch with stunning black enameled bezel is just the timepiece to transport you back to the bright lights, sloe gin and fast-talking women of the Jazz Age, circa 1931.
Absolutely stunning and rare men's Illinois dress watch from a prominent estate collection; cleaned oiled and calibrated as well as fitted with one of our very own cordovan straps. Offered in a period presentation box.