Category: 1930s fashion

Line drawing illustration for Swiss watch manufacturer Doxa featuring sophisticate, wristwatch and convertible with the caption “On all the roads of the world with Doxa”; Paris, 1930

Happy Birthday to the one and only Joan Crawford, pictured here during the filming of the pre-code film “Letty Lnnton” in 1932. Photo by George Hurrell.

One of our favorite stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood – the beautiful Myrna Loy, circa 1936.

Star of the stage, big screen and television, the beautiful and talented Ms. Ida Lupino, was also a writer, director and producer for both film and television. She directed an all-male cast in the “Hitch-Hiker” (1953), making her the first woman to direct a film noir. This image is when she first started acting in 1938.

 "PART OF THE LOOT went for gambling, part for horses and part for women. The rest I spent foolishly.“ – George Raft, born on this date in 1895

An exceedingly rare and strong “Arts and Crafts” case on this ladies’ Elgin is a remarkable work of horological art, circa 1930. Comes in a period Elgin box.

Elgin 75th Anniversary Series for the Lord Elgin and Lady Elgin wrist and pocket watches, circa 1939.

Exquisite ladies solid 18k white gold Deco-era Elgin cocktail highlighted by 14 mine-cut diamonds with period presentation box. Circa 1931.

Rare Brooks/Helbros Aviator’s fixed-lug wristwatch with historically accurate pigskin strap, circa 1930.

Ahhh … when stars were stars! Jean Harlow and Clark Gable lit up the silver screen in several films together in the 1930s.