Voted Forbes magazine's "Best of the Web" consecutively since 2000. Men's WWI Era Elgin Trench Watch in. Coin Silver Hinged Case, Black Dial -SERVICED. One of the many pleasures of dealing in rare and vintage timepieces is the privilege of bringing important, historic works of horological art to our clients.
It is deeply satisfying to offer fine watches to marvelous people; however, some watches are especially dear to us. Chief among those are military timepieces. Such watches are important, not only because they represent some of the most innovative, resilient watches in the world, but because they were carried by heroes.We've been vintage watch dealers for many years and have gathered stories about military watches and the warriors who carried them. We're always humbled; we NEVER forget. We're elated to bring you just such an example of fine military horology: an estate-fresh WWI era Elgin wristwatch with its restored black dial, hands and coin-silver case. It is a handsome and uncommon thing from its resilient solid nickel movement; to its masculine wrist presence, silver hinged case and midnight dial the watch reminds us of the great men who've gone before us. We've taken the liberty of cleaning, oiling and calibrating the watch so that it keeps time as intended. Also, we've fitted this 40mm by 30mm work of wrist art with an historically accurate one-piece twill strap. If the purchaser would like an equally correct, custom-fitted cordovan strap, we are happy to provide it for no additional charge. Do take a few moments to review the images of this watch. And do yourself and innumerable heroes a favor: read, watch, research and learn everything you can about military history, whether horologically related or not. " Find "Life's Picture History of WWII and own it. Visit the nearest WWII museum.
Talk to those who've served, or are serving. You will be better for it. As many of our fine buyers and repeat clients know, each day we offer a smattering of things we've picked up here and there, many fine watches and pieces of jewelry that for one reason or another we'll not be offering on our Web site some new old stock! Watches this week include a'20s ladies antique watch or two,'30s Deco pieces, a'40s military style wristwatch, and fine Retro stainless steel wristwatches that are representative of a style thats becoming all the rage; as well as gold rings and vintage wire lug examples perfect for restoration. Coming up are sterling silver wristwatches and a few items dug out of the workbench drawer of a retired watchmaker or two.
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We invite you to find out more about us by clicking on our ME page! The item "Men's Historic WWI Elgin Trench Watch with Silver Hinged Case Black Dial SERVICED" is in sale since Saturday, June 25, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches".
The seller is "strickland_vintage_watches" and is located in Tampa, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.