Category: 1900s fashion

Oh to have the treasures on the dressing table of this Gibson Girl featured in a Swiss jeweler’s ad, circa 1900

Exquisite Solid 9 carat gold men’s Waltham military wire-lug wristwatch made for the English market, circa WWI. Fully restored, with period engraving and correct two-piece cordovan strap.

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.  

Strickland Vintage Watches was pleased to contribute an article on WWI “Trench” watches for the March/April 2013 Skirmish Magazine by the UK’s Dragoon Publishing. You may read the full article by clicking here: http://goo.gl/HhcWVE

The Hamilton Pocket Watch – adored by railroaders and collectors the world over; treasured by those who know fine timepieces and hoarded by collectors; without question, Hamilton Watch Company of Lancaster, Pa. has emerged as one of the finest watch houses ever to build a timepiece. Hamilton produced this ad for its 940 movement in 1911.

Wonderful Longines poster created by renowned artist Leonetto Cappiello featuring Father Time, circa 1911.

Men’s WWI solid silver wristwatch with rare integrated “telephone” shrapnel guard, circa mid teens. A correctly recreated black cordovan strap by Strickland Vintage Watches rounds out a journey back in time for the wearer.

Men’s WWI solid silver wristwatch with rare integrated “telephone” shrapnel guard, circa mid teens. A correctly recreated black cordovan strap by Strickland Vintage Watches rounds out a journey back in time for the wearer.

American Waltham Watch Company “Seaside” pocket watch, circa 1905. A crisp, engine-turned Victorian hunter case can be carried as either a man’s or ladies timepiece.  Offered with a matching Victorian slide chain; presented in a period box.

American Waltham Watch Company “Seaside” pocket watch, circa 1905. A crisp, engine-turned Victorian hunter case can be carried as either a man’s or ladies timepiece.  Offered with a matching Victorian slide chain; presented in a period box.