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.
Fine, rare 18 size, 23 ruby-jeweled "Vanguard" pocket watch created by the American Waltham Watch Company in 1904; completely original, with a PERFECT AND RARE early military-style dial highlighted by boxcar numerals and blued spade hands. Housed in a crisp dustproof swing-out case. Magnificent!
Magnificent 18 size, railroad-grade "Bunn Special" by the Illinois Watch Company, featuring a solid nickel, 23 ruby jeweled, fancy two-toned damascened movement and rare Montgomery railroad dial. Housed in a stunning gold-filled case. Circa 1908
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.
Rare and outstanding Hamilton 21 jewel "993" pocket watch with exceedingly uncommon porcelain dial, housed in a yellow gold-filled engine-turned hunter case, circa 1908. Offered in a custom made; custom-fitted presentation box.
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.
Astonishing and original example of the art of the Golden Age of watch design, this gentleman’s wrist watch is a triumph of form and function. Cleaned, oiled, calibrated and offered in a rare Elgin National Watch Company presentation case.