Author: Strickland Vintage Watches

Strickland Vintage Watches’ 1950s era di…

Strickland Vintage Watches’ 1950s era diner shoot took our models (clockwise from left) Cody Telsa, Molly Nagle, Hanna Cowart and Rosalie Mancini back to a diner in Nowhere Kansas, circa 1957.

Photographer: Jeruel Garado of Jeruel Photography

Makeup:  Katie Poplin

Hair: Corinne Smrz

Timepieces: Clockwise from left: Men’s 1950 Waltham dress watch, Ladies’ 1955 Omega Seamaster/Ladymatic; Men’s 1957 Bulova; and a men’s 1933 Elgin dresswatch.

Alluring Surrealist French wrist watch adver…

Alluring Surrealist French wrist watch advertisement illustrating the pervasive influence of Dali; Paris, 1950.

Happy 87th birthday to Barbara Eden!

Happy 87th birthday to Barbara Eden!

Outstanding example of Aviator timekeeping, th…

Outstanding example of Aviator timekeeping, this Elgin A-17A is both exceedingly handsome and accurate. Circa late WWII; Cold War era.

On this date in 1987, Patrick Swayze and Jen…

On this date in 1987, Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey made “Dirty Dancing” a must see for generations.

A 1900 Elgin National Watch Company advertisem…

A 1900 Elgin National Watch Company advertisement touting its famed ruby jeweled timepiece.

There’ll never be another Ree-Ree &helli…

There’ll never be another Ree-Ree … 

Astonishingly graceful, this 1940 Gruen &ldq…

Astonishingly graceful, this 1940 Gruen “Veri-Thin” in solid 14k rose gold is the perfect harmony of form and function. Offered in a period Gruen Bakelite presentation case.

“I’m getting a message … …

“I’m getting a message … yes … yes, it’s clearer now … the message is ‘Nice wristwatches’ …”

Classic faces: The heavenly Sophia Loren weari…

Classic faces: The heavenly Sophia Loren wearing a pocket watch as a necklace. No woman has been sexier.