Aggisy is a name that is not very well known and takes some sleuthing to understand.
Research indicates that the “Aggisy” name was used by Wittnauer only once, for this particular style only. Aggisy is a trademark of Albert Wittnauer & Cie. SA. Albert Wittnauer was a Swiss immigrant who arrived in New York City in 1872 at the age of 16. He began working for his brother-in-law, J. Eugene Robert, and eventually became the owner of the famous Wittnauer watch company. All Wittnauer watches are highly prized by collectors.
This majestic Aggisy 17 jewel satin faced 10 K Rolled Gold Plate watch features 3 very thin gold hands, no numbers, applied gold thin baton markers. The dial is signed “Aggisy” below the 12 marker and “Switzerland” above the 6. The watch has a stainless steel water-proof back and 10 K Rolled Gold Plate case. The case measures approx. 31 mm across (not including the crown).
The movement is signed “Aggisy Watch Co. Seventeen 17 Jewels Swiss Unadjusted AXA”. Inside of screw-on dust cover has “Aggisy Watch Co Swiss Stainless Steel Back 6002/3”. One end of watch case is signed between the lugs “Gold Plated G 10 EPSA”.
Aggisy by Wittnauer. Unusual. Scarce. Every collector should have one. Read more here: AGGISY