Category: pocket watch

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.

Men’s exceedingly crisp, handsome 14 size Elgin “Gentlemen’s” enameled pocket watch in white gold fill; accompanied by matching chain and fob embossed with female figure. Offered in a period presentation box. Circa 1928.

Lon Chaney, who was known as the “Man of a Thousand Faces” because of his work in such films as “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “The Phantom of the Opera” is seen here in a makeup-free shot consulting his pocket watch.

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.  

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.

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.

Lovely Art Nouveau Longines poster, circa 1910.

Magnificent 21 ruby-jeweled Illinois “60 hour Bunn Special” railroad pocket watch with pristine porcelain dial, featuring its original matching numbers box, papers, cloth bag and cotton packing. Simply wonderful! Circa 1927.

Factory cutaway illustration of an 18 size Veritas 23 ruby-jewel pocket watch, displaying its astonishing intricacy, circa 1903. That year, Henry Ford founded Ford Motor Company, while Elgin had been producing precision time.

Factory cutaway illustration of an 18 size Veritas 23 ruby-jewel pocket watch, displaying its astonishing intricacy, circa 1903. That year, Henry Ford founded Ford Motor Company, while Elgin had been producing precision time.