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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Hamilton 14 Karat White Gold Filled Pocket Watch
Hamilton 14 Karat White Gold Filled Pocket Watch
Hamilton
Mid-20th Century Art Deco Pocket Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Hamilton Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt. White Gold Filled CIRCA: 1939 DIMENSIONS: 45mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Winding / 17 Jewels / ...
J.W. Benson 18Kt. Yellow Gold Men's Open Face Pocket Watch with Sweep Seconds
J.W. Benson 18Kt. Yellow Gold Men's Open Face P...
Antique 1890s Pocket Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: J.W. Benson Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Pocket Watch METAL / MATERIAL: 18kt. Solid Gold CIRCA: 1890's DIMENSIONS: 48mm Diameter MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Wind...
Abercrombie and Fitch Steel Chronograph Watch with Original Dial, circa 1940s
Abercrombie and Fitch Steel Chronograph Watch w...
Abercrombie & Fitch
Vintage 1940s Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Abercrombie and Fitch STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Chronograph METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel CIRCA: 1940 DIMENSIONS: 45mm X 36mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Wind...
Patek Philippe Ladies 18 Karat Gold Pendant Watch with Archival Document
Patek Philippe Ladies 18 Karat Gold Pendant Wat...
Patek Philippe
Antique 1870s Pocket Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe Et Cie. STYLE / REFERENCE: Pendant Hunter Case METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. Yellow Gold with Kiln Fired Enamel Detail CIRCA: 1873 DIMENSIONS: 33mm Diameter...
Patek Philippe Ladies 18 Karat, Yellow Gold Art...
Patek Philippe
Mid-20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe et Cie STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Ref. 3036 METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. Yellow Gold CIRCA: 1940's DIMENSIONS: 18mm X 18mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Wi...
Rolex 14 Karat Gold Art Deco Bubble Back Wristw...
Mid-20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Bubbel back / Ref. 3131 METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt. Yellow Gold CIRCA: 1946 / 1947 DIMENSIONS: 39mm X 33mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Per...
Jaeger-LeCoultre Steel circa 1960s Wristwatch w...
Vintage 1960s Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Jaeger Le Coultre STYLE / REFERENCE: Master Mariner / Ref. 559 METAL / MATERIAL: Stainless Steel CIRCA: 1960's DIMENSIONS: 41mm X 36mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Automatic ...
Longines Silver Rectangular Art Deco Watch with...
Vintage 1920s Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Longines Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Rectangular METAL / MATERIAL: Sterling Silver CIRCA: 1925 DIMENSIONS: 38mm X 22mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Wi...
Bulova Steel Art Deco Round Wristwatch, circa 1...
Bulova
Mid-20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Bulova Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: / Ref. 11 AFAC METAL / MATERIAL: CIRCA: DIMENSIONS: 40mm X 33mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Winding / 17 Jewels DIAL / HAN...
Longines 14 Karat Two-Tone Gold Art Deco Articu...
Vintage 1940s Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Longines Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Articulated METAL / MATERIAL: CIRCA: DIMENSIONS: 38mm X 21mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewels / ...
LeCoultre 14 Karat Yellow Gold Filled Alarm Wat...
Mid-20th Century Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Le Coultre Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Round / Alarm METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt. Yellow Gold Filled / Steel Screw Back CIRCA: 1960's DIMENSIONS: 40mm X 35mm MOVEMEN...
Tiffany & Co. 14 Karat Yellow Gold Art Deco and...
Vintage 1920s Art Deco Wrist Watches
FACTORY / HOUSE: Tiffany & Co / Cressarrow STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Engraved / Enameled METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt. Solid Gold CIRCA: 1920's DIMENSIONS: 22mm X 21mm MOVEMENT / CALI...

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