Voted Forbes magazine's "Best of the Web" consecutively since 2000. Ladies' 1906 Crisp American Waltham Watch Co. Pocket Watch w/Chain - SERVICED. No one can deny the honesty of Arts and Crafts or the inventiveness and sexy bravado of the Deco era.However, when it comes to out-and-out "panache" it is hard to beat the brilliance of the Victorian era. Florishes, scrollwork, a love of classicism and flair all are endearing characteristics of the Heroic Era. Take a moment to admire this triumph of American watchmaking: Not only is its case brilliantly engine-turned, it is fitted with a solid nickel mechanical movement that is as intricate and impressive as youll find. The beating heart of this treasure -- a high-grade American Waltham Watch Company movement was manufactured and hand-assembled in 1905, during a time when many rode to work on horseback. Nevertheless, this 7 ruby jeweled movement is running strong a hundred years later. Among the American watch houses, the American Waltham Watch Company, or "Waltham, " has one of the longest and most vivid histories. Founded in 1851 in Roxbury, Mass.
The company supplied many of the watches carried during the Civil and Indian Wars of the 1870s, and along the Eastern Seaboard. They were the first to successfully manufacture watches using an assembly-line process and are credited with contributing to the Industrial Revolution. Envied throughout Switzerland and Europe, American Waltham watches came to symbolize a great American Horological tradition. We've taken time to clean, oil and calibrate this piece so that it keeps good, accurate time. Also, were pleased to offer this timepiece with a period Victorian slide chain with stones.
As many of our fine buyers and repeat clients know, each day we offer a smattering of things we've picked up here and there, many fine watches and pieces of jewelry that for one reason or another we'll not be offering on our Web site some new old stock! Watches this week include a'20s ladies antique watch or two,'30s Deco pieces, a'40s military style wristwatch, and fine Retro stainless steel wristwatches that are representative of a style thats becoming all the rage; as well as gold rings and vintage wire lug examples perfect for restoration.
Coming up are sterling silver wristwatches and a few items dug out of the workbench drawer of a retired watchmaker or two. Don't know anything about wristwatches? Have no idea about your grandfather's railroad pocket watch? We're one of the Web's largest vintage wrist and pocket watch dealers and are delighted to answer any questions you have about the timepieces we offer or those heirlooms you're unsure of. We extend a heartfelt invitation to see our other offerings and stop by to find out what's next!
You may reach us Monday through Saturday from 10 a. We take great pride in our images and item descriptions and are careful to note as much about an item as we can. If you have a question or would like to see the image of an item at another angle, we are happy to accommodate you. Please check our feedback; we try to be as accommodating as possible. Strickland Vintage Watches is a member of the.National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. We invite you to find out more about us by clicking on our ME page! The item "Ladies' 1906 Crisp Am. Seaside Pocket Watch withChain SERVICED" is in sale since Tuesday, January 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Pocket Watches\Antique". The seller is "strickland_vintage_watches" and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.