Men’s early WWI wire-lug wristwatch in solid nickel case, fitted with a correctly recreated two-piece dark walnut cordovan strap and matching period buckle — an outstanding work of horological and military history. Circa 1914.
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.
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.
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.