Rare and extremely desirable men's WWI era oversized black-dialed "Trench" watch made for the British market, in its original screw-back Dennison waterproof case. Correctly hallmarked, retaining a pigskin strap of the period. We are happy to custom fit a correctly recreated two-piece strap in black cordovan at no additional charge if the client so desires, circa 1917.
Stunning and important men's WWI era "Transitional" wristwatch by American Waltham Watch Company with all the correct and rare elements: sterling construction, porcelain dial, "stained glass" hands and a 45 degree orientation. Custom-fitted with a black cordovan strap and matching buckle. Circa 1917
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.
Stunning and important men's WWI era "Transitional" wristwatch by Elgin National Watch Company with all the correct and rare elements: solid sterling construction; heavy reeded crown; military enamel dial, correct movement, and of course, a 45 degree orientation on the wrist. Circa 1919.
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
Magnificent men's Illinois "Speedway" wristwatch in white gold fill and enamel, circa 1929. One of the most prestigious wrist or "strap" watches of its day, this work of art embodies Jazz-Age excellence.