Author: Strickland Vintage Watches

Extraordinarily rare and a triumph of Deco des…

Extraordinarily rare and a triumph of Deco design, this futuristic ladies Elgin features a black enameled bezel and triangular face. Offered in an Elgin presentation box, circa 1933.

This month’s SVW Calendar features the a…

This month’s SVW Calendar features the alluring Miss Alexis Farrar, who is wearing a 1940s era ladies’ 14k “flip top” cocktail watch encrusted with diamonds and rubies.

Photo by Rossie Newson; hair by Corinne Smrz and makeup by Joli Beauchamp

Illinois Watch Company knew the art of fine …

Illinois Watch Company knew the art of fine watchmaking – in both style and accuracy. Here is an ad from the 1920s illuminating their engineering and design prowess.

Silent film star Dorothy Sebastian checking …

Silent film star Dorothy Sebastian checking her enameled pendant “bell” watch, circa 1920.

Considered to be the pinnacle of luxury; this …

Considered to be the pinnacle of luxury; this rare Longines diamond-dial platinum dress watch with diamond-studded case is, in a word, magnificent. Circa 1945

“Time to be Alone” by Rossie New…

“Time to be Alone” by Rossie Newson, featuring Miss Tiyia Nicole James, part of the series “American Faces” exclusively for Strickland Vintage Watches.

Universal Geneve wrist watch ad; Paris, circ…

Universal Geneve wrist watch ad; Paris, circa 1946

The great David Bowie, now in Heaven enterta…

The great David Bowie, now in Heaven entertaining his fellow Star Men.

Sterling 1919 Omega wire-lug wristlet watch aw…

Sterling 1919 Omega wire-lug wristlet watch awarded from the R.O.T.C. at Presidio, San Francisco, custom-fitted with a military-style black cordovan strap and offered in a period-correct presentation box.

This month’s SVW calendar girl is the go…

This month’s SVW calendar girl is the gorgeous Chanda Am, who is wearing a men’s 14k gold Paul Breguette oversized wristwatch.

Photograph by Rossie Newson and Makeup by Lucrecia Suarez

Special thanks to The Cuban Club in Ybor City and Christine Cowart.