Category: horology

Both stunning and historic, this WWI era black-dialed Illinois timepiece, housed in a solid sterling silver integrated shrapnel guard case and fitted with a correctly re-created strap of the era is a work of tactile wrist art. Circa 1918.

“A Moment in Time” featuring SVW model Darianne, by Jeruel Photography during the Don Vicente de Ybor shoot for Strickland Vintage Watches.
Hair by Corinne Smrz and makeup by the Divine Miss Joli Beauchamp.

This exquisite Hamilton Railroad Pocket Watch with an exceedingly Rare Dial is a thing of beauty, circa 1922.

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.

Famed illustrator Norman Rockwell’s “The Clock Mender,” featuring Marshall Field’s iconic clock. This painting, which shows the clock maker setting the time by his pocket watch, was featured on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post on Nov. 3, 1945. The clock is at State Street and Washington Street in Chicago, IL.

SVW model Daniel Rancic wears his WWII Hamilton ordnance watch in Basel Switzerland. Photo by Seelenfang.

This mint men’s 1960 automatic in solid stainless steel is a clear example of the brilliance of Bulova: Measuring an impressive 42mm lug-to-lug and 34mm in diameter, it features a rare slotted bezel framed by beefy “Vegas” lugs and highlighted by an original linen dial in platinum finish. Fully and professionally cleaned, oiled and calibrated to keep time as intended, this watch has that “Steve McQueen” wrist appeal that is so sought-after today.

Gorgeous 1906 Longines postcard.

SVW Calendar model Mitch DeArmond wearing a 1959 Hamilton stainless steel automatic wristwatch that complements his classic look. Photo by Rossie Newson.

Brilliant men’s 1950s era “Lord Elgin” dress wristwatch from the Golden Era of American watchmaking – new-old-stock – with original box, strap and tag.