Category: WWI watch

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.

Exceedingly rare, completely original oversized WWI Elgin trench watch, circa 1918. Measuring a full 38mm in diameter, this silveroid timepiece is one of the largest examples of the era. Featuring a correctly re-created black cordovan strap and matching buckle.

Extremely rare WWI era Men’s “Croix de Guerre” wrist watch in solid bronze and French wash. Restored, featuring a two-piece cordovan strap with matching buckle. Circa 1918

Handsome Men’s WWI-era Waltham wristwatch, housed in a solid sterling silver, hinged-lug Depollier case with “Khaki” marked crown. Circa 1916.

Extremely rare WWI era Men’s “Croix de Guerre” wrist watch in solid bronze and French wash. Restored, featuring a two-piece cordovan strap with matching buckle. Circa 1918

Sterling 1919 Omega wire-lug wristlet watch awarded from the R.O.T.C. at Presidio, San Francisco, custom-fitted with a military-style black cordovan strap and offered in a period-correct presentation box.

Anthony Perkins, mid-’60s, wearing what appears to be a WWI era trench watch with wire lugs.

Historic men’s WWI era American Waltham Watch Company oversized “Trench” watch, featuring custom-fitted strap and matching buckle. Circa 1916

Men’s WWI Elgin “trench” watch in its original solid coin-silver hinged case. Featuring midnight black and correctly recreated one-piece O.D. twill strap, circa 1919.