This Elgin National Watch Company timepiece, circa 1902, contains one of the finest railroad-grade pocket watch mechanisms available in the day: a solid nickel, 23 ruby jeweled "Veritas" with solid gold jewel settings; gold train and jeweled motor barrel. Offered in a period presentation box.
Historic, early WWI era men's Waltham wire-lug wristwatch in sterling silver "J. Depollier & Son" marked case; fitted with correct, period canvas strap and buckle. Offered in period English presentation case. Circa 1914.
Exuding strength and grace, this sterling silver World War I trench watch with desirable – and we believe original – shrapnel guard in solid sterling silver is absolutely magnificent. Featuring a porcelain dial, stained-glass hands and custom-fitted with a period-correct black cordovan strap!
Both stunning and historic, this WWI era black-dialed timepiece, housed in a solid sterling silver integrated shrapnel guard case and fitted with a correctly re-created strap of the era is a work of tactile wrist art. Circa 1918.
A stunning timepiece, this early solid sterling silver Rolex Trench wrist watch with its original movement; hallmarked, flex-lug case and what appears to be its original sunburst metal dial with Roman numerals is, in a word, magnificent. Custom-fitted with a correct two-piece black cordovan strap and matching sterling buckle. Circa 1923.
Ladies and Gentlemen, when we speak of fine timepieces, we often lapse into superlatives – "rarest," "best," "cleanest" and "most stylish." In the case of our timepieces, these accolades all happen to be quite accurate. This is the quality for which we are known and certainly the benchmark for Deitrich Gruen.
Pristine and powerful, this completely original men's 1928 Elgin wristwatch with factory bracelet band is just the timepiece to transport you back to the bright lights, sloe gin and fast-talking women of the Jazz age.
Men's exceedingly crisp, handsome 14 size Elgin "Gentlemen's" enameled pocket watch in white gold fill; accompanied by matching chain and fob embossed with female figure. Offered in a period presentation box. Circa 1928
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.