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Vintage Watches

EDWARDIAN Art Nouveau18k
yellow gold open face pendant watch set with a bezel set old mine cut
diamond (est. .05 ct, VS, G-1), heavily embossed with cherubs and
flowers, suspended from a watch pin of enameled griffons (or dragons)
and a crown. The pin is delicately enameled with a griffons and crown
motif and is set with a ruby (2.0mm purplish-red), five 2.0mm pearls,
one old mine cut diamond (est. .04 ct, VS, G-1), six old mine cut
diamonds (est. weight from .01 ct to .02 ct, VS, G-1) and one central
fresh water pearl (9.0mm by 7.0mm). The watch is 1" across; the watch
pin is 1" by 1". The watch case is engraved on the inside from a father
to his daughter on Christmas with a name and, "… from Father Dec. 25/1904".
The case is marked "Swiss, A.W., K14, 127911" and a squirrel hallmark.
There are no numbers or marks on the works.

ART NOUVEAU 14 karat yellow
gold watch pin with enameled griffons and crown, diamonds and ruby and a
fresh water free form pearl center as well as five round pearls in the
crown, circa 1900. The pin is delicately enameled with a serpents
(dragons, griffins)
and crown motif and is set with a natural ruby (2.0mm slightly
purplish-red), five 2.0mm pearls, seven European cut diamonds (est. .11
ct total weight, S-1 to I-1, H-J), and one central fresh water inverted
pearl shaped pearl (9.0mm by 8.0mm). Lightly engraved "47/18" on the

ELGIN 14k yellow
gold lady’s pendant 1-1/3" watch with 1-1/3" watch holder brooch with
black enameling. Works marked "Elgin U.S.A., 15386609" size Os, circa 1910.
Case marked "Keystone Co. 14k, 5120061".
View #w25029

ELGIN lady’s open face
14 karat yellow gold pocket watch engraved with the initials "AJK", my
grandmother Agnes Jeanette King (Negley). Circa 1910, the case is 1-1/8"
wide. Works marked "Lady Elgin 15 jewel, 15809622". Size 5/Os. Case
marked "Keystone Co. 14k, 585 fine, 5216627". View

ART NOUVEAU 14 karat
yellow gold polychrome enamel, pearl and diamond wreath
watch pin pendant circa 1900. There is slight enamel damage on one side,
invisible without a 10x loupe. The dog’s tooth shaped freshwater pearl
is accented by three European diamonds (total weight approx. .03 carat
each). The catch is a safety style, with roll-over closure, and the bail
swivels to be hidden when not in use.
View #Q25030

ELGIN yellow gold
1-1/3" pocket watch with engraved bird and stars design on one side and flowers
and stars design on the other, circa 1900.
View #w50715

ELGIN Victorian antique 14 karat yellow gold pendant
or pocket watch with
the engraved initials "CVW" on one side, circa 1890. There is
still a Keystone
paper inside the case (see photo). It is a manual wind watch with a
second hand and it is 1-1/3" wide and marked 14k in the case. On the other side
of the case is a marvelous etched design of a house in a landscape
with flowers, leaves and other designs all around it, and on the other side
are the initials "CVW" inside a sunflower with flowers and leaves all the way around.
The case has the number "1258263ks". It is an open faced Swiss cylinder 10 jewel
watch. It has
just been professionally restored and keeps good time.





Swiss antique 18k yellow gold pendant
or pocket watch with the most beautiful purple enameled violets and green
leaves on the front, accented with 4 little diamonds. There’s a "61" mark on the inside,
and a 1-1/3" wide case and 14k
marked yellow gold 24" chain marked "Aco". It is a manual wind
movement with 15 jewels, a second hand, hunting case serial #1258263.




as-is antique 18k yellow gold, diamonds and enameled antique circa 1875 Swiss watch with
colorful enameled flowers including morning glories. The diamonds are Old Mine Cuts, ,
and the watch has no maker’s name on the face. The serial number is 28151 and it is
a Swiss movement with 15
jewels. It is 1" wide and 1-1/3" length from the top to the bottom.
It has the Viennese "W" mark. It is a hunting case with a manual wind. NOTE:
This watch it does NOT keep time so a buyer would
have to love it for it’s beautiful case, and not as a timepiece. As old as
it is, it’s more than doubtful that parts could be found to repair it.
It is 18 karat yellow gold and has the horse head mark (which is 1850-1919),
and the movement was made by Brevete.



14 karat gold pocket watch with wonderful floral and ribbon enameling on
the case and an open cartouche, circa 1910. View

Chinese market watch (or La Montre Chinoise) with floral
enameled case surrounded by seed pearls, circa 1830, suspended from a
mosaic bar brooch, circa 1900.

VICTORIAN Art Nouveau gold
tone fob chatelaine with graduated disks with lady faces motif, 4-5/8" with 5" chain.

yellow gold case watch marked with the number "138261159", circa 1908, 1-1/4",
newly cleaned and working.
View #w26047

ELGIN USA yellow gold filled open face
pocket watch engraved on back "MEN", inside of case says, "S.W.C. Co.
20 years, 1670025", marked on the works inside "16563744" so
circa 1912, 1-1/4" across. Keeps
View #w28541

OMEGA yellow gold pocket
watch, marked inside back of case "C.W.C Co. Trade Mark, 1363390,
Guaranteed Crescent 25 years", and on works 15 jewels", 1-1/3". Keeps
View #w28585

VICTORIAN 14k watch chain with
black enameling on slides, marked inside hook "14", total length 9-1/2", weight
.53ozs. The hook is marked inside "14k". View

VICTORIAN hair unusually
woven watch chain and gold filled fob and fittings, 11-1/2" total
length. View

VICTORIAN 9 karat rose gold Albertina
watch chain bracelet with each link faceted and etched with scallops, weight .71ozs, 8" long and 1/8"
wide, marked "9ct" on hook . This was once a man’s watch chain, remade in it’s
past to be worn as a bracelet. Similar pieces can be seen in the
1887 E. V. Roddin Catalogue.

charming hand painted porcelain hearts watch fob, 3" long
and 1-1/8" at the widest. The top part would hook to your clothing and
the hook at the end of the chain would hold a small watch or locket. In
excellent condition and probably from the turn of the last century to the
View #V39667

antique 1907 pendant or pocket watch in a yellow gold filled
case, 1-1/3" wide. The numbers are a beautiful shade of blue, and
it also has it’s second hands. It is a 1907 manual wind watch in an open faced
case with 15 jewels, serial #8895074. It has been professionally restored
and keeps time but is slow. The back of the case has a very shallow dent,
so shallow it is hard to
see except against a raking light.


WALNUT LOCKET fob in14 karat yellow gold. It is a watch chain with
a walnut locket end that is marked "14k" inside the loop. It also tests 14k,
both the chain and the walnut shell, and the hook end is marked "14k". The
total length of the chain is 5", and the walnut alone is 3/4". Inside it
has a faded photo of a sweet little girl with a big bow in her hair, but
beware of opening it too far because the hinge can break. The total weight of this is about
.30 ounces.


platinum single cut diamond and sapphire ladies wrist watch. Marked
"platinum" inside the case, as well as a bench mark of "1/27/03".
Case 1-1/2" by 5/8", woven black strap 6-5/8".
View #w28751

wax stamp watch fob in gold tone with the message "for particulars inquire within"
carved into caramel
glass on the end,
face 3/4" by 5/8" and 1-1/8" top to bottom. The finish on this is in excellent
condition, and even the glass end has only a few signs of wear on it, typical
for it’s age. And what a fun message!

Deco diamonds and 14k white gold 1930’s ladies manual wind
wristwatch in excellent condition. It is gorgeous with about 40 small
diamonds in a step-sided style case with a black fabric cord band. The
watch face is 1-1/2" by 5/8" and band is 6-1/3". It is marked "14K" on
the back of the case. On the back of the works is marked, "Hamilton, 17
jewel, movement 750, serial #675159A". Recently serviced, it ticks and
keeps time. A true beauty!
View #w40130

ELGIN advertisement
for watch #w20426

ELGIN Parisienne by
Callot Deco14k ladies wrist watch in a 14 karat white gold case with two single cut bezel
set diamonds. It is a manual wind watch on a black cord
band with fold-over clasp, which closes snugly. This 15 jewel wristwatch was one
of three circa 1928 Elgin "Parisiennes" designed models by Callot.
Numbered "33241692" inside, the case is 5/8" by 1", and
the wearable size is just under 6". Back at that time, the
watch sold for $75.00, a lot of money in the 30’s! The watch has been
recently serviced so it runs and keeps time. The black enameling in the
grooves on the watch case is still in place. Included is the original

paper magazine advertisement for this watch
seen here




ELGIN watches ad.

NIELLO German sterling ladies wrist watch
with a Niello checkerboard case front and an arrow motif on the links. It
has an
engine turned face; a maker’s mark on one link "*H-K*"; marked inside back of case "Fuxia, Swiss"
and the numbers "0935" for German sterling and a lion rampant with a tiny letter B beside it.
It has been recently serviced and keeps time,
and it is also marked "Fuxia,
Swiss, 7 jewel, two adjust". The case is 1-1/8", and it has a
baby-tooth sized shallow dent in the back and the band is
also Neillo, and adjustable
from 6-1/2" to 7" and is 1/8" wide. Some of the links are
mashed a bit. "Niello" is a
process in which a darker metal is inlaid into lighter colored sterling silver, creating wonderful intricate patterns.
View View plus more

Deco sterling, black enamel and marcasite lapel watch. It which would be worn upside-down
from how it is shown in the picture and it is hinged, so that the wearer could
tip it up to read the time. It is 1-5/8" by 5/8" and keeps good time.
View #w16430

BULOVA Deco white gold filled and green pastes ladies manual wind wrist watch, circa 1930 with 15 jewels.
It is marked on the inside back of
the case "Bulova patented June 10, 1924, 0097602".
Green glass stones decorate each side of the face, and a
green cabochon tops the winding stem. This is beautifully engraved with
the initials "MRS" on the back.
It’s on a Kestenmade silver tone watch band that is 6" by 1/8" wide with watch face 1" by 5/8". It ticks and seems to keep time, although it is slow. View

IOCO 18 karat white
gold Deco case wristwatch with tiny sapphires, blue enameling and a blue
cabochon on the winding stem. Marked inside on the works, "IOCO Watch Co
Swiss, 17 jewels". Engraved with the initials "LY" on the back. The
watch band is a perfect match in style but is silver tone, not
karat gold. It has sapphire-colored glass stones, one on each side, and
is marked behind the clasp of the band, "Anne Elaine, 7.1728, 1-1012k",
a smaller size at
5-5/8" by 1/8" with 1" by 3/4" watch face.
View #w20425

ELGIN ladies
wristwatch with engraved design, initials on back "S.E.I.", filigree band,
a smaller size at 5-1/2" around the inside and 1/8" wide, circa 1920. Inside back of
case marked "Illinois Watch Case Company Elgin, 14k gold filled, cased and
timed by Egin National Watch Company, 8405635". Numbered on works
"32714790". Band marked "Lustern, 1-20 12k patent applied for".
View #w2658

Masonic 5/8" clock watch fob on 15" chain.
View #V17046

pocket watch key with faceted carnelian top, 1-5/8" including loop.

ladies Deco style gold filled pendant/wrist watch, engraved initials "TEC",
Marvin Swiss inside, case 1".
View #w32163

collection of early 20th Century watches, circa 1920-30.

ELGIN pocket watches
from my husband’s father.

ELGIN watches ad 1935
"She said it for a lifetime."

chain in gold filled metal with a button on one end and a swivel hook
for a watch on the other, total length 7". These can be seen, among
other places, in the 1923 Schwab Catalogue where they are called coat

. #V38454

1923 Schwab Catalogue
Coat chains, which have a button on one end and a swivel hook on the other.

chain in gold filled metal with a button on one end and a swivel
hook for a watch on the other, total length 8". These can be seen, among other
places, in the 1923 Schwab Catalogue where they are called "coat chains"

. #V38455

WATCH pastel blue
enameled 2" pendant watch embellished with artificial pearls and marcasites
on a 20" sterling and marcasite chain, ticks when wound and keeps time,
but as with all old watches, may need to be checked and cleaned in the
View #w26173

STERLING Rotary 17 jewel wrist
watch, adjustable from 6" to 6-1/2", face is 5/8" wide, circa 1950.
View #w32185

Deco marcasite pendant watch, ticks when wound, 1 5/8" with
16" sterling chain.
View #w11134

Lady Racine sterling open face pocket watch, 935, 1-1/3"
case. It has an enamel face and second hand. Marked inside the case
"Lady Racine, JG .935, 513204, with 2 hallmarks of lion rampant. Works
marked only "Switzerland". This watch was just cleaned and keeps time.
View #w25838

style ladies wrist watch with clear rhinestones, working condition, 6-1/4".
View #w261420

Lady Racine sterling pocket watch, 935, engraved "Bertha" on the
front, 1-1/3" case.
It has an enamel face and second hand. Marked inside the case "Lady Racine,
JG .935, 513286, with two hallmarks of lion rampant. Works marked only
"Switzerland". This watch was just cleaned and keeps time.
View #w25839

CINER Deco ladies
wristwatch with a yellow step-sided Deco style glass case and a pink band, all
as is.



wristwatch with a step-sided crystal case, sadly now broken. I have yet
to see another like it.
View #w33139

WATCH Retro style gold filled
watch on karat gold pin, flip-up style.
View #w63333

Watch ad from the 1920’s

This is my husband’s
Aunt Bea in her graduation
picture wearing a Deco wrist watch. Closer view

14k white gold case watch on an older flexible band. Engraved "BMD 1927" on the back,
size 5-3/4" and 1/2" wide, case 1" by 1".

Deco wristwatch


ELGIN wristwatches from the 1940’s

Deco marcasite pendant watch, 1 5/8" with
16" sterling chain.
View #w11134

Wrist watch ad.

7/8" pendant watch with marcasites, original round box, 26" chain.
Similar as one seen in Rezazadeh "Collectible Silver Jewelry" page 158.
View #w26854
ROBERT style frame
with pastel rhinestones on a Cyma wind up clock, 3-1/2" by 4".
View #R26600

"If a friendly service is worth recognizing ~ recognize it fittingly."

pendant watch in a bakelite butterscotch colored case. It
is a 17 jewel watch with a second hand, and it is 1" across the face and
5/8" deep. The case is in excellent condition and the watch winds, but
it doesn’t work.


pendant watch in a beveled glass see-through case with a
copper-colored face. This is a 17 jewel watch that is a 3/4" square. It can be
wound and it ticks, but it does not keep time.




Swiss made 17 jewel pendant watch in an aqua guilloche enamel
over silver case. It is 3/4" across the face and 5/8" deep. It can be
wound and ticks for awhile, but it doesn’t keep time.


All three watches to show size.

All three watches to show size.

Watch ad from the 1920’s

GENEVA Swiss silver tone
pendant watch with clear rhinestones on sterling 22" chain.

TRIFARI Diane Love watch
bracelet with an Asian fish motif, watch runs and keeps good time, 7" by 1-1/3".

BUGS BUNNY 1950s wrist watch with
carrot-colored strap, 1-1/4" case and strap fits from 6-1/4" to 7-3/4"
View #w18706

BAKELITE Royal Dynasty 17
jewel butterscotch hinged bangle wrist watch, keeps good time, 6-1/3"
around the inside, 1-1/8" wide at the front and 1" wide at the back. The
face is a milk-chocolate brown with white hands, and it is hinged on the
back and opens on the side for ease of wearing.
View #B16583

SHULTZ chrome wristwatch with laminated bakelite insets, 7-1/4" by
1-1/2". View View
View #B31836

JOHN HARDY men’s sterling
watch with red band, basket weave design.
View #w32151

gold wrist watch, numbered on back of case "100968" and marked "14 karat
gold". The face is 1" by 1", 6-3/4" long and the band tapers slightly from

WATCH Jean Marcel Swiss made pocket watch with
embossed stags hunt scene, 17j, base metal gold tone case, hunt scene front scroll and
flower back, 1-7/8" case. Keeping time perfectly.
View #V33137