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Period: 1920s
Antique Rolex Gold Plated Keyless Lever Half Hunter Pocket Watch C1920s
Located in London, GB
Rolex. A Rose Gold Plated Keyless Lever Half Hunter Pocket Watch C1920s. Dial: The excellent white enamel dial with Arabic numerals outer minute track and subsidiary seconds dial at...
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Swiss Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold Plate

Waltham Yellow Gold Filled Art Deco Watch with Original Dial from 1926
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tank Style METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold-Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1926 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 41mm X Width 27mm M...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

Dueber Hampden Nickel Silver Watch with Original Dial & Hands & Strap circa 1920
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Dueber Hampden Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Cushion Shaped / Military Style METAL / MATERIAL: Nickel Silver CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 28mm ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Elegant Tudor 1926 Timepiece - Classic Design, Stainless Steel, Mens Watch
Located in Holtsville, NY
Introducing the epitome of luxury and precision, the Tudor 1926 Men's Watch, a symbol of the brand's rich heritage and commitment to excellence. This brand-new timepiece, encased in ...
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Swiss Vintage 1920s Watches

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Stainless Steel

Tudor 1926 Elegant Men's Watch, Auto, Stainless Steel, Date Function
Located in Holtsville, NY
Introducing the epitome of elegance and precision: the Tudor 1926 Women's Watch, a masterpiece that resonates with the heritage and craftsmanship of a brand renowned for its timeles...
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Swiss Vintage 1920s Watches

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Stainless Steel

Men's Burlington 14K Gold Filled Pocket Watch
Located in Laguna Beach, CA
Burlington 14k white gold filled pocket watch. Open face, size 12, Model A. Double roller, 21 jewels. The serial number is 5208043, made in 1928. Time tested for 8 hours. Keeps good...
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Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

14k Gold, Gold-filled

Waltham Gold Filled Art Deco Watch
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tortue Shape METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 41mm X Width 28m...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Luxurious Used Cartier Tank Alongé WB3016U3 Ladies Diamond Watch - Chic Style
Located in Holtsville, NY
Discover the elegance and sophistication of the pre-owned Cartier Tank Alongé Side Diamond WB3016U3, a stunning timepiece that combines Cartier's iconic design with a touch of modern...
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Vintage 1920s Watches

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White Gold

White Gold Art Deco Converted Watch Pendant - 14k Vintage Not Running
Located in Greensboro, NC
Brand: Elgin Movement: U.S.A. Era: Art Deco Date: 1920s Movement Maker: Elgin Metal Content: 14k White Gold Features: Etched & Milgrain Case Detailing Measurements Tall (from exte...
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Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

14k Gold, White Gold

Cyma for Cuervo & Sobrinos Nickel Watch
By Cyma
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Cyma Watch Company for Cuervo & Sobrinos STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco Cushion Shape METAL / MATERIAL: Nickel Silver CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 38mm Leng...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Gruen 14Kt White Gold Art Deco Watch with Hand Made Dial by Stern Freres 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Gruen Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tank Style METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt. Solid White Gold / Genuine Sapphires CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Len...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

14k Gold

Waltham Gold Filled Campaign Style with Original Flawless Enamel Dial from
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Round / Campaign Style METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1926 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 33mm Length X 31mm Diamet...
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American Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Vintage Art Deco Silver and Diamond Wrist Watch
Located in Cairo, EG
Vintage silver wrist watch in art deco style in geometric designe with 6 large old mine cut diamonds 3.7mm each stone diameter flanked with smaller ...
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Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Tiffany & Company Patek Philippe Antique Yellow Gold Pocket Watch
Located in Chicago, IL
Circa 1920 Patek Philippe for Tiffany & company Pocket watch, 45 M.M. 18k Yellow Gold 4 piece case including Gold inside Dust Cover. 20 Jewel, mechanical, manual wind nickle lever mo...
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Swiss Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe Platinum Ladies Art Deco Dress Watch circa 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe for E. Gubelin Switzerland STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco Dress Watch METAL / MATERIAL: Platinum, 18Kt. CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 32mm Leng...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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White Gold

Antique Art Deco Rolex 9k Rose Gold Square 15j Mechanical Hand Wound Wrist Watch
Located in Montclair, NJ
Watchmaker: Rolex Movement: Rolex - Mechanical - Hand Wound - 15 Jewels - Swiss Made Gross Weight: 23.3 Grams (Includes Strap) Case Material: Solid 9k Rose Gold Case Width: 25mm (w/o...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Rose Gold

Vacheron Constantin 18Kt Two Tone Gold Hand Made Art Deco Double Deployant 1920s
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Vacheron Constantin STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Double Deployant Dress Watch METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt Two Tone Gold / Yellow & White CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS ...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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18k Gold

Waltham Yellow Gold Filled Art Deco Cushion Shaped Watch from 1926
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Ruby / Cushion Shape METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold-Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1926 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 34mm X Width 28mm MOV...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Patek Philippe 18Kt. Solid Yellow Gold Art Deco Dress Watch 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe & Cie for Tiffany & Co. STYLE / REFERENCE: Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. Yellow Gold CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 34mm X D...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

18k Gold

Rolex Silver Tonneau Shape with Rare Original Breguet Engine Turned Dial 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Rolex Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Tonneau / Reference 575 METAL / MATERIAL: Sterling Silver CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 36 X Width 26mm MOVE...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Waltham 14kt White Gold Art Deco Tonneau Shape with Original Silvered Dial 1926
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Waltham Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tonneau Shape METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt White Gold CIRCA / YEAR: 1926 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 28mm X Diameter 34mm...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

18k Gold, White Gold

Gruen 14Kt Art Deco Ladies Watch with Original Dial and Kiln Fired Enamel Case
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Gruen Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Tank Style METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt Solid White Gold CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 32mm X Width 15m...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

14k Gold

Elgin Gold Filled & Enamel Inlayed Art Deco Watch circa 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Elgin Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco METAL / MATERIAL: Gold-Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 30mm X Width 16mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Ma...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Gold-filled

Cartier Platinum Ladies Watch 1920's Art Deco by European Watch & Clock Co.
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: European Watch & Clock Co. for Cartier STYLE / REFERENCE: Evening Dress Watch METAL / MATERIAL: Platinum & Diamond & Pear CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Le...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Platinum

Longines Silver Half Hunter Trench Watch with Original Kiln Fired Dial 1925
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Longines Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Trench Style / Military METAL / MATERIAL: Sterling Silver CIRCA / YEAR: 1925 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 49mm X Diameter 36mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 15 Jewels / Caliber DIAL / HANDS: Kiln Fired Enamel with Breguet Style Arabic Numerals / Blued Steel Breguet Style Hands ATTACHMENT / LENGTH: Leather, 18mm / Regular Length WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This is one of the finest example of a "trench" watch we have ever had. The watch is entirely hand made. The case cover is done in classic Breguet Engine Turning, with a "Half Hunter" cover and Kiln Fired Blue Enamel with Roman Numerals. The Roman Numerals are balanced out against the Breguet Arabic Numeral Dial. The movement is hand made by Longines and very high grade. We have just serviced this fine watch and it keeps dependable time and can be worn all the time and counted on to get you there on time as well. Longines was founded in 1832 by Auguste Agassiz, a Swiss watchmaker. He was also the brother of renowned biologist Louis Agassiz. Agassiz started the company with two partners, lawyers Henri Raiguel and Florian Morel. The company's original name was Raiguel Jeune & Cie. In 1846, Raigeul and Morel retired from the watch industry, leaving Agassiz as sole company head. Several years later, Agassiz brought in his bright, enterprising nephew, trained economist Ernest Francillon, into the business. Francillon was the mastermind behind several impressive innovations that would distinguish the company from its competitors. In 1880, Francillon trademarked the Longines name and its winged hourglass logo. The winged hourglass is a symbol of precision and timekeeping, and it has become one of the most recognizable logos in the watch industry. In 1912, Longines became the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games. The company has held this position ever since, and it has been involved in every Olympic Games since then. Longines has also been the official timekeeper of many other major sporting events, including the World Championships in Athletics, the Formula One World Championship, and the America's Cup. In 1931, Longines invented the Lindbergh Hour Angle...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Silver

RESTORED 7.00CT DIAMOND & PLATINUM JAEGER LECOULTRE RENDEZ VOUS LADiES WATCH
Located in GB
Royal House Antiques Royal House Antiques is delighted to offer for sale this absolutely sublime Art Deco fully restored Jaeger LeCoulter Rendez-Vous ladies cocktail wristwatch in p...
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European Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Diamond, Platinum

1920’s, Art Deco Gruen Quadron, 15 Jewel, beautiful statement timepiece.
Located in Raleigh, NC
A little shameless promotion on my part. My watch shop was chosen by a famous movie studio to supply age appropriate watches for a major motion picture. I sent them over 20 watches to be used in the film. The movie, maybe you heard of it, Killers of the Flower Moon, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

Black Starr & Frost 14 Karat Gold Art Deco Pocket Watch with Engraved Dial
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Black Starr & Frost by Paul Valletti STYLE / REFERENCE: Cushion Shaped Open Face / Pocket Watch METAL / MATERIAL: 14kt Solid Yellow Gold CIRCA: 1920's DIMENSIONS: Diameter 41mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewels / High Grade DIAL / HANDS: Original Silvered with Kiln Fired Enamel Printing by Stern Freres / Blued Steel Hands WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement. LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This great looking open faced pocket watch was produced in Switzerland by Paul Vallette...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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14k Gold

Antique 9k Yellow Gold Pocket Watch 1926
Located in Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne
A fine and impressive antique George V 9 karat yellow gold pocket watch; part of our diverse antique jewellery and estate jewelry collections. This fine and impressive antique pocke...
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British George V Vintage 1920s Watches

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Yellow Gold

Omega Steel Open Faced Enamel Dial Pocket Watch from 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Omega Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Open Faced Pocket Watch METAL / MATERIAL: Nickel Silver CIRCA / YEAR: 1928 / 29 DIMENSIONS...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Elgin White Gold Filled Art Deco Pocket Watch from 1923 with Matching Chain
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Elgin Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Open Faced METAL / MATERIAL: White Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1923 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Diameter 44mm MOVEMENT / CALI...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

Gruen Yellow Gold Filled Art Deco Pocket Watch with Original Stern Dial, 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Gruen Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Pentagon METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 56mm X Width 45mm MO...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

1920"s Art Deco Gruen Quadron 15 Jewel, Restored, 14KY Gold Filled
Located in Raleigh, NC
My shop was recently selected to supply vintage American watches for a premier movie starring some major actors and a world famous director. They were looking for authentic watches that would represent the time period from 1915-1926. I was selected because of my attention to detail and originality. It is a true story of events that took place during the 1920’s. This would of been a perfect watch style for the film. Gruen "Quadron Model 63" Men's Art Deco design wristwatch in 14K yellow gold fill, circa 1930. This Quadron model has a large stepped case with a recessed crown. It was priced at $52.50 in 1930. It is in excellent condition showing only a few tiny specks of brassing to the bezel corners and a little to the tips of the lugs. The case back is excellent and unengaged, it does have a tiny flea bite. Dial is very good. Case measures 38mm long and 24mm wide. The watch is powered by its correct 15-jewel Gruen grade 157 Quadron manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong. In years from the 1920s through the 1940s, the Gruen Watch Company of USA & Switzerland was one of the leaders in wristwatch design and quality, even working together with Rolex. In 1925, Gruen introduced the men's Quadron. Similar in concept to the women's Cartouche models, these were rectangular watches containing very high-quality 15-j or 17-j tonneau-shaped movements. A larger movement is generally more reliable and accurate, and is generally more rugged, than a smaller one of the same quality, so the Gruen Cartouche and Quadron, with their case-filling, purpose-built movements performed much better than the small, round movements used by most of their competitors at the time. Round movements were still used in the less expensive rectangular Gruen wristwatches...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

Howard 14Kt Whilte Gold Filled Art Deco Pocket Watch with Geneva Seal Standards
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Howard Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Open Faced / 12 X 14 Size METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. White Heavy Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1917 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Diameter 44mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewels DIAL / HANDS: Original Silvered with Roman Numerals / Blued Steel Original Hands WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This is a classic by the legendary house of Howard. The watch is in excellent original condition with an original dial as well and original blued steel hands. It is also supplied with a white gold filled pocket watch chain so you can wear it as soon as it arrives. The watch keeps excellent time and is very dependable, even though it is over 100 years old you can wear this watch all the time, and count on it to get there on time, every time. One of the most respected names in American watch making, was the house founded by Edward Howard in Boston Massachusetts in 1858. Howard was an exceptional watchmaker who had worked originally for the Willard Clock Company. Willard was the premier American clock maker and advanced American horology. Howard’s exceptional designs and innovations helped establish America as a watchmaking capital along with the Waltham Watch Company. Howard’s creativity helped establish the principles of industrialization and standardized parts. Howards watches were rugged and very accurate as well. Their case designs were innovative as well. Howard watches were used by scientists and engineers in military and industry because they were rugged and dependable. In 1903, the Howard Watch Company was acquired by the Keystone...
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Swiss Vintage 1920s Watches

1928 Elgin E-1 Series, 15 Jewel, Rare Dial Offering
Located in Raleigh, NC
Thank you for dropping by. I have a sublime offering that is Art Deco through and through. Elgin, one of the prolific early American wrist watch manufacturers. The played a significant role during the early wristwatch era. This is just an example. This is an incredible survivor from two generations ago. This 1928, one year before “The Great Depression” hung over the US like a dark angry cloud. This could be labeled a Streamline Moderne offering in 14 karat white gold filled. The case is in remarkable condition for being almost 100 years young. Elgin “Model 621” men’s Streamline Moderne design wristwatch in 14K white gold fill, circa 1928. Let me share with you what makes this such a coveted treasure to own, if you are on my sight, you like vintage watches. With bias I know I offer some of the best in the market today, don’t take my word, read my reviews. Back to the Elgin, sorry I got lost for a moment. This dial is the crown jewel of this offering. It is called an Incuse Exploding dial...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

Illinois Gold Filled Art Deco Pocket Watch with Rare Hammered Case and Red Dial
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Illinois Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Hand Hammered METAL / MATERIAL: White Gold Filled CIRCA: 1923 DIMENSIONS: Diameter 44mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewels DIAL / HANDS: Very Rare Red Stippled Dial / Blued Steel Hands WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement. LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This is one of the most unusual Illinois pocket watches I have ever seen. The white heavy gold filled case has a unique "hand hammered" finish to it. Even more unique is the original dial done with a red stippled or crackled background. I have never seen this unusual dial on any pocket watch. The hands are original as well and done in blued steel. This watch has a 17 jewel movement which is beautifully finished as well. Illinois was one of America's premier watch companies making high grade railroad watches...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

WW1 ……..Trench Watch. Marvin 15 Jewels, Rare Full Hermetic
Located in Raleigh, NC
My shop was recently selected to supply vintage American watches for a premier movie starring some major actors and a world famous director. They were looking for authentic watches that would represent the time period from 1915-1926. It is a true story of events that took place during the 1920’s. I have been an avid vintage watch collector for years. My soft spot is 1900-1935 American watches. I pride myself in offering the best quality and reasonable prices. Remember, "Price is what you pay, value is what you get". What a rare watch to offer. This is a most extraordinary watch to find. I have a solid gold one for sale by Cyma, a Sterling Silver from Eberhard as well. History of Marvin: Marvin is a classic watch-making brand steeped in the tradition of fine Swiss horology. It was founded over 150 years ago, in 1850 in Berne, Switzerland by the brothers Marc and Emmanuel Didisheim. The Marvin philosophy from 1850 to the today has always been to provide quality and fine finishing for reasonable prices. The founders embraced a non-elitist vision of watchmaking. To them, artful design, unquestionable quality, and obsession with detail were not incompatible with affordability. A philosophy that is mirrored in our offering of this vintage Marvin watch. For over 150 years, it has remained true to its founding principles of passion, daringness, strong ethics and humor. The Marvin brand is known for its tradition of beautiful and reliable time pieces, rich in style and history. Marvin quickly established itself as a brand that provided good design and quality finishing for reasonable money. Through the middle of the 20th century Marvin expanded and made a name for itself through motorsports sponsorship and celebrity “endorsements”. Both Marilyn Monroe and Che Guevara both wore Marvins, so you are in good company. The current modern Marvin lineup is geared towards affordable luxury, therefore whether you choose a vintage or modern Marvin, the philosophy remains the same. One cannot avoid in the passion and quest of learning and understanding the beginning of the wristwatch to bypass the story of the hermetic timepieces. “Sealed” pieces were first patented by Francois Borgel in 1891, and the semi hermetic were patented by Charles Rothen, an employee of Francois Borgel’s daughter who took over after her father died. The “fully hermetic” was originally believed to have been first patented by Jean Finger in 1921, but later it was found that it was preceded by Gruen some four years earlier (applied 1918/granted 1919). The final Rolex Oyster patent was originally patented by Perregaux and Perret on October 30, 1925, and bought by Hans Wilsdorf for the launch of the now famous Rolex Oyster in 1926. My first fully hermetic timepiece and probably the most “exotic” watch in my collection even today is my Waltham Dive Watch  This watch has been designed with swing lugs to help it fit the curvature  of the writs, another sophisticated design element of this watch Although this achieved the desired waterproof effect, it had an extra step in winding and setting the watch, the front bezel had to be unscrewed everyday so that the watch could be wound.  However, despite the design drawback, a number of manufacturers, produced watches using this case design, not many have survived It appears that Wilsdorf must have liked the design and bought the patent, because a Rolex watch called the “Hermetic” using this case design was produced from 1924, and similar designs from other manufacturers disappeared. And lest we forget, the Gruen identical patent (more or less), applied for in 1918, was granted 1919.  In January 1921 Jean Finger of Longeau, Berne, Switzerland, was granted Swiss patent number 89276 for a “Montre à remontoire avec boitier protecteur”—literally a watch with a protective box. The watch was placed inside a larger case with a screw-down bezel that formed a hermetic seal totally protecting the watch. Once the bezel was unscrewed, the smaller watchcase came out on a hinge to allow the hands to be set and the movement wound.  The watch was placed inside a larger case with a screw-down bezel that formed a hermetic seal totally protecting the watch. Once the bezel was unscrewed, the smaller watchcase came out on a hinge to allow the hands to be set and the movement wound. Rolex called the “Hermetic” using this case design was produced from 1924, and similar designs from other manufacturers disappeared. The dial is simply signed “Eberhard” and is MINT! The black script is nice and dark and the blued steel hands are immaculate and original, the also have been relumed.  I had this watch serviced by a European watch maker with 40 years of service, it runs fabulous as of this listing.  This watch is a very exotic piece that has significant historical relevance and thus very collectible The movement is signed Marvin and is a 15-jewel hand wound configuration with adjusted to 2 positions.  The case is .925 silver and is marked inside the case back FB, this is none other than Francis Borgel, one of the most venerable “Hermetic Trench Watch Case manufacturers of their day. They were considered to pinnacle of Hermetic Watch...
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Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Sterling Silver

Audemars Freres 14 Karat Solid Gold Oval Art Deco Watch with Breguet Dial 1920s
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Audemars Freres STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Oval METAL / MATERIAL: 14Kt. Solid Gold CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 46mm 3:00 to 9:00 X 42mm from 12:00 to ...
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Swiss Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold

Elgin “Hermetic” Trench / WW1 Y/G Filled Beautiful Survivor!
Located in Raleigh, NC
Here is another sublime offering from Vintage Watch Corner. While this could be called a “Trench Watch" style, it a rare case. It is a “Hermetic Case” (screw on bezel and case back) WW1 Trench Watch...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

1928 Art Deco Elgin 15 Jewel Survivor, Beautiful Restoration
Located in Raleigh, NC
What a beautiful watch. This 1920’s Men’s Elgin has been restored from the ground up. The 7 jewel movement purrs like a kitten and keeps accurate time. It has recently had a complete service to insure consistent reliability. This is a harder size to find, a 3/0 size and the coveted 15 jewel...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

Gruen Solid Yellow Gold Pocket Watch with Original Dial by Stern Freres 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Gruen Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Open Faced Dress Pocket Watch / Hinged Back METAL: 14Kt. Yellow Gold CIRCA: 1920's MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Je...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Yellow Gold

Jules Jurgensen 18Kt. White Gold Art Deco Driver's Style Manual Watch, 1920s
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Jules Jurgensen STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco / Pocket-Wrist Watch METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. White Gold DIMENSIONS: Length 51mm X Diameter 44mm CIRCA: 1920's MOVEMENT / ...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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White Gold

Shreve & Co Platinum Ladies Dress Watch
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Shreve & Co. STYLE / REFERENCE: Platinum and Diamond Dress Watch METAL / MATERIAL: Platinum & Diamonds CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 32mm Length X 23mm Diameter MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewels / Caliber High Grade Swiss DIAL / HANDS: Silvered Dial with Arabic Numeral Markers / Blued Steel Hands ATTACHMENT / LENGTH: Platinum Bracelet / Length 6 3/4 or 17cm WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT Shreve & Co. is a jewelry and watch retailer that was founded in San Francisco, California in 1852. The company was originally founded by George C. Shreve and his nephew Samuel, and it quickly established itself as one of the leading jewelers in the West. In the early days of the company, Shreve & Co. specialized in selling silver...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Platinum

1929 Hamilton "Square B" Art Deco, 17 Jewels, Beautiful Condition
Located in Raleigh, NC
Let me introduce you to the Hamilton Square B Engraved! It is a mouthful! This 14 karat white gold filled Art Deco beauty was made for approximately 2 years, a very short run. Who is the Hamilton Watch Company, read below! Think Art Deco, think Roaring 20's, think the birth of a wrist watch, that's is where this watch is placed in historical context Hamilton Watch Company, What a story! Hamilton was founded in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and began producing pocket watches. From the very beginning, the focus was on quality and accuracy, and these principles had made Hamilton a...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Gold-filled

Art Deco enamel pendant watch in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum
Located in PARIS, FR
Art Deco enamel pendant watch in 18 karat yellow gold and platinum. A rare rectangular-shaped pendant watch, enameled on one side in gree...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Diamond, Yellow Gold, Platinum, Enamel

Howard Steel Oversized Wristwatch Manual Winding from 1921
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Howard Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco METAL / MATERIAL: Steel with Exhibition Back CIRCA / YEAR: 1921 Movement / European Case from 1980's DIMENSIONS / SI...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Rolex, White Gold & Diamond Art Deco Wristwatch, Dated 1927
Located in London, GB
A fine and rare Art Deco vintage wristwatch by Rolex made in 1927. This rare shaped ladies diamond Rolex was made in the height of the Art Deco pe...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Diamond, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Patek Philippe Antique Art Deco Platinum Diamond & Emerald Mesh Watch Bracelet
Located in Montclair, NJ
This fancy antique ladies wrist watch was crafted during the art deco period and features a mechanical, hand winding, Swiss movement made b...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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Diamond, Emerald, Platinum

Rare Elgin “Madame Jenny” Art-Deco c 1928 Ladies Watch in 14K Gold Fill & Enamel
Located in MELBOURNE, AU
This fine & very rare timepiece is a beautiful ladies' bracelet watch by Elgin The timepiece is in amazing original condition & it excellent working order In the 1920's Elgin r...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

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14k Gold, Gold-filled, Enamel

Cartier Art Deco period 18kt yellow gold open-face circular EWC movement pocket
Located in Braintree, GB
Cartier Art Deco period 18kt yellow gold open-face circular EWC movement pocket watch. The rear side has an engraved family crest. The movement is signed European Watch and Clock ...
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French Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Yellow Gold

Patek Philippe 18 Kt Yellow Gold Ultra Thin Pocket Watch, Worlds Thinnest Watch
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Patek Philippe & Co. for Gubelin STYLE / REFERENCE: Ultra Thin Pocket Watch METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. Yellow Gold CIRCA / YEAR: 1920 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: 43mm Diameter MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 17 Jewels / Caliber Ultra Thin DIAL / HANDS: Original Silvered by Stern Freres Silvered with Kiln Fired Enamel Printing / Blued Steel Hands WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This is, The Worlds Thinnest Watch. Patek Philippe produced this watch in 1920. They achieved the ultimate in watch making history by setting the Roller Jewel into the Balance Wheel Arms. This had never been done before. Not even Cartier produced a thinner watch than this one. Additionally, this watch has the ultimate in dials as well. The dial was produced for Patek Philippe by Stern Freres. Stern was renowned in Switzerland, as well as world wide as the finest dial house of all time. In fact Stern, in the early 1930's, purchased the bankrupt house of Patek Philippe and they still own Patek today. The dial is done in Sterling Silver and the printing is engraved out and filled with enamel, fired in a furnace at 1500 degrees Fahrenheit, polished, fired again and finally polished for the last time. This work is no longer done as it was to expensive and time consuming. The hands are also of the finest workmanship and these are the original hands and done in Blued Steel. This is done by heating the steel up to 640 degrees Fahrenheit and quickly quenching the hands. Lastly, you may be able to see that the case work on this watch features a remarkable detail. It has what is called the "hidden hinge." When the case is closed you cannot see the hinge. Only the worlds finest jewelers know how to make the "hidden hinge." This watch comes with what appears to be the original period 18Kt. and enamel inlayed chain. The chain is entirely hand constructed. This is the finest example of a Patek Philippe Pocket Watch...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Crown Yellow Gold Filled Campaign Style from 1920's with Original Enamel Dial
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Crown Watch Company STYLE / REFERENCE: Campaign Military Style METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: Patent Date, 1910 DIMEN...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Chronometre Election 18Kt. Solid Gold Campaign Style Watch, Circa 1920's
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Chronometre Election STYLE / REFERENCE: Military Campaign Style / Articulated Lugs METAL / MATERIAL: 18Kt. Yellow Gold CIRCA / YEAR: 1920's DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 39mm x Diameter 32mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 15 Jewels / Election Caliber DIAL / HANDS: Original Kiln Fired Enamel with Luminous Numbers / Blued Steel Luminous Hands ATTACHMENT / LENGTH: Alligator, 14mm / Regular Length WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT This classic campaign style watch was produced in Switzerland by Election Watch...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Longines for Birks Open Faced Pocket Watch with Original Dial, circa 1921
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: Longines for Birks of Canada STYLE / REFERENCE: Art Deco Open Faced Pocket Watch METAL / MATERIAL: Yellow Gold Filled CIRCA / YEAR: 1921 DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Diameter 45mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 15 Jewels / Caliber 18.89 DIAL / HANDS: Original Gilt Dial with Kiln Fired Enamel Printing by Stern Freres / Blued Steel Hands WARRANTY: 18 months on the movement LIFETIME SERVICE COMMITMENT Henry Birks and Sons is the most famous house in Canada, the Cartier of Canada. This unique watch was produced for Birks by Longines. Impressively, the dial was produced for Longines, for this watch by the house of Stern Freres. The Stern family were the most renowned dial house in Switzerland. They were so successful that in the early 1930's, after falling into bankruptcy they purchased the Patek Philippe Watch Company. Stern still owns Patek Philippe to this day. The dial on this watch is in flawless original condition. Longines was founded in 1832 by Auguste Agassiz, a Swiss watchmaker. He was also the brother of renowned biologist Louis Agassiz. Agassiz started the company with two partners, lawyers Henri Raiguel and Florian Morel. The company's original name was Raiguel Jeune & Cie. In 1846, Raigeul and Morel retired from the watch industry, leaving Agassiz as sole company head. Several years later, Agassiz brought in his bright, enterprising nephew, trained economist Ernest Francillon, into the business. Francillon was the mastermind behind several impressive innovations that would distinguish the company from its competitors. In 1880, Francillon trademarked the Longines name and its winged hourglass logo. The winged hourglass is a symbol of precision and timekeeping, and it has become one of the most recognizable logos in the watch industry. In 1912, Longines became the official timekeeper of the Olympic Games. The company has held this position ever since, and it has been involved in every Olympic Games since then. Longines has also been the official timekeeper of many other major sporting events, including the World Championships in Athletics, the Formula One World Championship, and the America's Cup. In 1931, Longines invented the Lindbergh Hour Angle watch. This watch was designed specifically for Charles Lindbergh, the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The watch featured a special bezel that allowed Lindbergh to calculate his longitude. In my own personal collection, I have the Longines Caliber 13 ZN Chronograph that Commander Richard Byrd took to Antarctica in 1928. It was purchased at the time from Abercrombie and Fitch in New York along with all the other equipment used on the expedition, it still runs well and keeps good, even after 100 years. In the 1980’s I was privileged to view their “collection” in their vaults. It was not open to the public, but a contact arranged it. There were examples of all the finest pocket and wristwatches they had ever produced. This included all the pieces that had received navigational and chronometer ratings. They were not even arranged for presentation; they were merely in drawers. I was shown the collection by their renowned “springer.” I have forgotten his name, but he was responsible for adjusting the watches to win the chronometer ratings. He was probably 80 years old at the time. Interestingly but not surprisingly he could only speak to me about adjusting the hairspring but not about the watch in general. This is something that is not uncommon in the watch world. A craftsman will only know about the part of the watch that they are responsible for. When I produced my own watch in Geneva many years ago, I realized that the dial maker and case maker and other associated craftsmen knew almost nothing about what each other did. This seemed odd to me, but it is that way. Lastly, our family jewelry store in Los Angeles was an official Longines retailer so I can speak from personal experience that Longines is an exceptional watch company regarding their service and dependability. They are also famous for the “Ultra Chron...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Tiffany Art Deco Pocket Watch By Audemars Piguet
Located in Saint Petersburg, FL
A beautiful and rare octagon shaped pocket by Audemars Piguet for Tiffany. Rare in platinum and retaining original box. Case hallmarked, with owner's initials in yellow gold, 18 jewe...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Omega Steel Oversized 1920s Wristwatch with Exceptional Dial
Located in Long Beach, CA
FACTORY / HOUSE: STYLE / REFERENCE: METAL / MATERIAL: Nickel CIRCA / YEAR: DIMENSIONS / SIZE: Length 54mm X Diameter 47mm MOVEMENT / CALIBER: Manual Winding / 15 Jewels DIAL / HAN...
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Swiss Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Duke of Wellington Medal Pocket Watch Silver with Chain, 1930
Located in Berkeley, CA
Lovely and chic pocket watch to the effigy of HRH Duke of Wellington, the date is around 1930. The watch has a very nice "Guillochet" (engraved border) around the dial, the graphism ...
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Unknown Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

Silver

Hamilton Square, 1926
Located in Sežana, SI
This watch used the 17 jewel, 6/0 sized 986A movement without a second hand. 14K white gold case, with luminous dials. In 1927 Hamilton introduced the ...
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American Art Deco Vintage 1920s Watches

Materials

14k Gold

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