Advent of Time

Venice, CA

About Advent of Time

Advent of Time was founded by Sigmund Shonholtz. He is a third generation watchmaker and jeweler whose Grandfather started a watch and jewelry company in Los Angeles, California in 1918. The original store was located near Hollywood and catered to the film industry. Shonholtz understands the watch and jewelry business, both as a craftsman and as a merchant. He spent his life as a watchmaker and jeweler and owned a successful watch company. The success of his company was the result of offering the world’s finest and most exclusive watches for sale, all designed by prem...Read More

Advent of Time

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Omega
Vintage 1910-1919 Art Deco Pocket Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Omega Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Open Faced / Chronograph Pocket Watch METAL / MATERIAL: 900 Silver DIMENSIONS: 55mm Diameter CIRCA: 1910 MOVEMENT / CALIBER: ...
Vintage 1950-1959 Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Wakmann / Britex STYLE / REFERENCE: Tri METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel DIMENSIONS: 45 mm X 37 mm CIRCA: 1950's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Winding / 17 Jewels / 248 L...
Antique 1840-1849 Pocket Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Barwise London STYLE / REFERENCE: Open Faced / Pocket Watch METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. Solid Gold DIMENSIONS: 50mm Diameter CIRCA: 1840's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Key Wind...
Vintage 1960-1969 Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Machined Bezel / Ref. 1007 METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel DIMENSIONS: 39mm X 34mm CIRCA: 1962 / 1963 MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Ma...
Mid-20th Century Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Royler Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Round Mid Century Design METAL / MATERIAL: 18 Kt Rose Gold DIMENSIONS: 42mm X 36mm CIRCA: 1960's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Automati...
Vintage 1970-1979 Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Datejust / 1601 METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel / 18Kt. Yellow Gold DIMENSIONS: 43mm X 36mm CIRCA: 1970 / 71 MOVEMENT / ...
Vintage 1930-1939 Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: International Watch Company / For Tiffany and Co. New York STYLE / REFERENCE: Rectangle / Art Deco CIRCA: 1930's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewels / H...
Vintage 1940-1949 Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Clinton by Buren Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Chronograph METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel DIMENSIONS: 35mm X 32mm CIRCA: 1940 MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Ma...
Late 20th Century Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Bucherer Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Oversized Oval METAL / MATERIAL: 18 Kt. Solid Gold DIMENSIONS: 42mm X 29mm CIRCA: 1980's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Automatic Win...
Mid-20th Century Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Gruen Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: World Time METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel DIMENSIONS: 48mm X 38mm CIRCA: 1960's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Automatic Winding / ...
Patek Philippe
Early 20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe and Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Cushion Shape / Art Deco METAL / MATERIAL: 18 Kt. Yellow Gold DIMENSIONS: 38mm X 30mm CIRCA: 1916 / 1917 MOVEMENT / CAL...
Early 20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: J.E. Caldwell / by Defrece STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tank Style METAL / MATERIAL: 18 Kt. Yellow Gold DIMENSIONS: 44mm X 26mm CIRCA: 1930's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: ...

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