Category: antique watches

Historic, early WWI era men’s Waltham wire-lug wristwatch in sterling silver “J. Depollier & Son” marked case; fitted with correct, period canvas strap and buckle. Offered in period English presentation case. Circa 1914.

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

Wonderfully early 18 size pocket watch by Hamilton Watch Company, featuring a gorgeous double-sunk porcelain dial, extra-fancy blued hands and a solid nickel, 21 ruby jeweled movement and expressive damsaskeening. Offered with heavy yellow gold-filled railroad-grade chain and unusual gold-ore fob. Circa 1917.

Astonishingly beautiful ladies late Victorian solid silver “hunter-case” Racine pendant watch by Gallet with matching enameled ribbon pin in period presentation case, circa 1890

Italian watchmaker’s shop on the Lower East Side Manhattan, New York, circa 1910.

Gorgeous Art Nouveau American Waltham Watch Company illustration, originally displayed on a German stamp; reading “modern taschenuhr” or “modern pocket watch.” At the time this stamp was issued, American Waltham was considered to be the finest factory-produced timepiece in the world. Circa 1900

Gorgeous Art Nouveau American Waltham Watch Company illustration, originally displayed on a German stamp; reading “modern taschenuhr” or “modern pocket watch.” At the time this stamp was issued, American Waltham was considered to be the finest factory-produced timepiece in the world. Circa 1900

Vintage sheet music touting old watches and playing on the duties of WWI soldiers.

Sixteen-size, 23 ruby-jeweled Riverside Maximus pocket watch by the American Waltham Watch Company, featuring a fancy dial with gold inlay; solid gold jewel settings and a solid gold train (gears). Offered in a period Waltham presentation box, circa 1904.

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New Jersey-based artist Sue Beatrice, aka All Natural Arts, creates spectacular steampunk sculptures made out of old watch parts.