Vintage Men's Wristwatch American Men Steel Mens Wrist Watch Waltham Movement

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ID: 552

Price
$ 525.00
Price / kg:
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STANDART
Standart
1900-1920

I proudly offer for sale this scarce and RARE example of a men’s 1909 made by American Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Massachusetts, truly the “grandfather” of U.S. horology. 

It is a CUSTOMIZED WATCH that features an STEEL engraved DIAL, CHROMED STEEL case and original pocket watch mechanism with BLUE STEEL SCREWS, GENEVA PATTERN, SPLIT BARREL PLATE (3/4), CHATON of REGULATION SCREWS in RED GOLD, BI-METALLIC MICROMETER REGULATOR & BLUE BREGUET BALANCE SPRING.

This timepiece features an elegant, STEEL engraved dial is in good condition, professionally restored to its original status and perfectly done, absolutely no chips of abuse. This dial features a 60 minute outer track border with black enamel five minute Arabic numerals, blue enameled main Arabic numbering, steel Breguet-style hands and a recessed sub-seconds dial with 60 second outer chapter and “sweep” original blue steel seconds hand. Signed WALTHAM in black enameled lettering below the 12. 

 

It is a registered design model that features a three piece CHROMED STEEL case that provides with glass cover of back lid. This watch was converted from pocket watch. This case, new custom made, fantastic, build specially for this excellent WALTHAM movement. The swivel lugs are in great condition while the Pumpkin-style winding crown is in very good shape and operates properly. The case has MINERAL glasses on the front and back side. The case is decorated HIGH QUALITY ENGRAVING and BLUE ENAMEL on the lugs. 

 

Peeking inside via the glass lid I find the manual wind, high grade, nickel-finished movement has BLUE STEEL SCREWS, GENEVA PATTERN, SPLIT BARREL PLATE (3/4), CHATON of REGULATION SCREWS in RED GOLD, BI-METALLIC MICROMETER REGULATOR & BLUE BREGUET BALANCE SPRING.

 

3/4 Plate: the balance cock and the top plate were adjacent and flush, requiring a cutout in the top plate of the movement. Many times, the 3/4 plate is split into two parts.

Identification: The top plate has about 1/4 cut around the balance, which is flush with the top plate.

 

The movement is signed A.W.W.Co – WALTHAM.MASS with the movement serial number #17.786.917. This serial number dates this watch to 1909 as per published production numbers. The movement has 16S size, caliber #610 and 7 JEWELS. 

 

This beautiful pocket watch has the original WALTHAM movement in an excellent status which was very well saved, considering age of this watch. Vintage watches may contain replacement parts that are not from the original manufacturer if the original manufacturer no longer makes that part. Mechanism has been recently serviced to ensure it winds and sets smoothly while keeping great, accurate time. 

 

This is a “NAIL SET” watch so you don’t pull the crown out to set the time. Instead, you press the little button near the crown IN and then move the crown to set the hands, releasing the button once you’re finished. It’s easy, so don’t worry about getting the hang of it! 

 

It is fitted on a new Handmade of THE WANDOLEC ART STUDIO 20mm silver alligator style genuine leather strap with chromed steel buckle that has a great vintage look to it.

 

Diameter (with crown):      54.00 mm
Diameter (without crown): 48.00 mm
Watch crystal diameter:     42.00 mm
Thickness:                         16.00 mm

 

This rare watch winds and set smoothly while keeping very good, accurate time. 

Because of the vintage nature of the watch I cannot guarantee its absolute time keeping accuracy even if they are in good running condition and in some rare occasions may require additional adjustment.

Supplied with Certificate of Seller's Warranty and instructions for care and use of this watch.