Category: 1930s

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.

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

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

A rare variation in the “Parisienne” series and a triumph of Deco design, this quintessential ladies Jazz Age Elgin features a black enameled bezel and square face. Circa 1930.

Early 1930s Omega advertisement by Federico Ribas Montenegro.

Happy birthday to one of the most generous, congenial actors ever to grace the screen, Clark Gable defined class. Here he’s captured in all of his sartorial splendor in an early studio publicity shot, circa. 1931. Note his exquisite wrist watch with braided leather strap, a style that has seen a tremendous resurgence in recent years.

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