Elgin Deluxe, 17 Jewel Watch, 10K Gold Filled Art Deco Case, DuraPower Wristwatch

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Elgin Deluxe, 17 Jewel Watch, 10K Gold Filled Art Deco Case, DuraPower Wristwatch

• Size – 27 mm wide x 38 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Yellow or Natural 10k Gold Filled, stainless steel back
• Circa – 1950
• Movement – 17 jewels
• Band – Black genuine leather new
• Maker / Distributor – Elgin National Watch Company
• Remarks – Pyramid domed crystal, sub seconds dial.

The dp on the dial means DuraPower. Introduced in 1946, it is used to describe the mainspring made of Elgiloy, an alloy patented by Elgin, which will not rust. Elgiloy is still being sold 65 years later.

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Vintage Men’s Watch, Alprosa Watch, Military Style, Two-Tone Dial

photo 1 (21)Copper Color, Chapter Ring, Red Sweep Second, Made by Enicar, Circa 1940s

The red sweep second hand is fabulous… The copper tone chapter ring is a joy to behold on the wrist! This is a classic, collectible fine Swiss made men’s timepiece.

Features include:
– Winds, sets, runs and keeps time.
– Arabic numerals
– Dial appears white with copper tone outdoors, champagne with copper tone indoors
– Full chapter ring
– Signed: Alprosa, Waterproof*, Shockresist
– Made by Enicar (see below)
– 17 jewel Swiss made movement
– Incabloc protection
– Stainless steel military style case

Size:
33 mm diameter X 38 mm lug to lug

This vintage Alprosa watch is running, and keeping excellent time.

Eincar S.A. (1913-1988). Swiss made ENICAR watches were and are still considered to be high end wrist watches, of the quality that equals watches by Rolex, Omega, IWC and similar. Now you know this secret, you also understand what a great value this watch is. ENICAR S.A. registered – among others – the following trademarks: Enicar, Longeau, Etsira, Savillon, Alprosa, Swisbaby, Swisboy, Teddy, Chrono M, Sykos and Chromicar.

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Bulova Swiss Watch with a Coin Edge Bezel – 11 AFC 17 Jewels Movement – Triple Signed – 1960

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Mad Men Era Mid Century Modern Bulova Watch

Gold tone coin edge bezel – Sunburst dial
The crystal is close to perfect.
The movement is signed: Bulova Watch co.,11 AFC, M0, Swiss, 17 jewels.
The outside back of the case is signed: Bulova Swiss Waterproof 1 54362.
The inside of the case back is signed: Stainless Steel Back 33927 710 LD 39 / M0 / Carrure Plaque Or G / AM (in a diamond shape) The “carrure plaque” suggests a French origin of the very striking and unusual case.

This watch was recently serviced by a watchmaker.

Size:
34 mm w/o crown
41 mm lug to lug.

This vintage men’s watch comes furnished with a period correct vintage new old stock “Lion Head” striped nylon watch band. As their period advertising said: “Enhance the beauty of your wrist watch with a world famous “Lion Head” German watch band.” The colors are: brown, with orange and yellow stripes.

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Helbros 17J Swiss, Art Deco, 10K RGP Square Bezel, Curved Fancy Lugs, Yellow RGP, Raised Crystal, Red Sweep Seconds

photo 3 (69)Helbros Watch Co. Swiss 17 Jewels [13], ID Watch Case Co. 10K RGP bezel.

• Size – 25 mm wide x 33 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Yellow Rolled Gold Plate, stainless steel back
• Circa – 1950s
• Movement – 17 Jewels [Caliber 13] Swiss made mechanical wind up
• Band – Black genuine leather
• Maker / Distributor – Helbros Watch Company

Classic and elegant square watch with a red center sweep second hand, raised crystal, and curved fancy lugs. In excellent vintage condition.

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Bulova Montgomery USA 1938 Art Deco, Curvex Style, Yellow Gold Filled Tonneau Case, Tubular Frame, Sub Seconds, 17J

photo 4 (49)This is a gorgeous example of a 1930s men’s wrist watch.

Bułova Gold Curved Case 1930s Vintage – “Montgomery” Model 1938 – 10K yellow gold filled tonneau case, 17 jewels 7AP; raised gilt numbers and hands.

• Size – 26 mm wide x 39 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – 10k Yellow Gold RGP, stainless steel back
• Circa – 1938 – Movement signed with 1938 date code crescent moon
• Movement – 17 jewels 7AP USA mechanical wind up
• Band – Tan genuine leather
• Maker / Distributor – Bulova Watch Company

Long case wrist watch, with a graceful curve designed to hug the wrist.

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Vintage Men’s Watch, Bulova Swiss Watch, Ardsley, L3 1953, Stepped Sides, Art Deco, Yellow Gold RGP, Sub Seconds, Pyramid Faceted Crystal

photo 2 (77)Vintage Men’s Watch, Bulova Swiss Watch, Ardsley model, L3 1953, Stepped Sides, Art Deco, Yellow Gold RGP, Sub Seconds, Pyramid Faceted Four-Way Angled Crystal

• Size – 27 mm wide x 32 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Yellow RGP, Stainless Steel Back
• Circa – 1953 (signed L3 – Bulova’s date code for 1953)
• Movement – 17 jewel wind up mechanical
• Band – Black genuine leather
• Maker / Distributor – Bulova Watch Company

Classic and handsome Bulova “Ardsley” model, with long lugs, and untouched, original dial.

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Rare Vintage Men’s Watch, Bulova “AeroJet” 1965, 10K White Gold Rolled Gold Plate

photo 3 (74)This is a hard to find early version of the “AeroJet” series from Bułova.

Fabulous Features include:

– A 10 karat white gold, rolled gold plate case front
– Stainless steel case back
– Circular bezel and straight lugs
– Silver color dial
– 17 jewel Swiss Made Bulova cal 11ALAC automatic movement
– Running strong and setting effortlessly
– A center sweep second hand with a cool arrowhead pointer

The look is crisp and classic. The Bulova date code is M5 = 1965.

Read More Here:  Bulova AeroJet 1965

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Longines Art Deco Swiss Watch – This is a very handsome example of a mid 1930s Longines watch

LonginesVintage Men’s Watch – Longines Art Deco Swiss Watch – This is a very handsome example of a mid 1930s Longines watch

Size: 28 mm wide; 39 mm lug to lug
Working Condition: Winds. Sets. Runs. Keeps Time.
Color: Gold filled
Circa: 1935
Movement: Longines Watch Co Swiss Seventeen Jewel 10L.
Band: Black padded leather band with gold color buckle.
Maker/Distributor: Longines Watch Company.
Remarks: It is a round dial watch with a square Art Deco structural frame and lugs. Quite special. The watch was worn by a man I call the “original” of the Monopoly Man. I know this from research I did based on the inscription on the back: “Presented to John R. Hollinger / by Atlantic City Forrest #11 T C L October 7-35” This is a Masonic inscription, T C L means Atlantic City Forest #11 Tall Cedars of Lebanon.

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Vintage Men’s Watch – Jean Perret Geneve 17 Jewel See Thru Swiss Watch – Art Deco Gold Color – Exploding Numbers in Clear Chanel – Clear Back

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Vintage Men’s Watch – Jean Peret Geneve 17 Jewel See Thru Swiss Watch – Art Deco Gold Color – Exploding Numbers in Clear Chanel – Clear Back

Fabulous in every way!

• Size – 32 mm wide x 40 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Gold Tone and Clear Back Case
• Circa – 1950s
• Movement – 17 Jewels
• Band – Vintage Red Leather
• Maker / Distributor – Jean Perret Geneve
• Remarks – Fantastic Swiss Watch with very special clear view back.

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John Alden Military Style Stainless Steel Watch – 17 Jewels with Fabulous Stainless Steel Wire Expansion Band

johnaldenVintage Men’s Watch – John Alden Military Style Stainless Steel Watch – 17 Jewels with Fabulous Stainless Steel Wire Expansion “Slinky” style Band.

• Size – 32 mm wide x 40 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Stainless Steel
• Circa – 1940s
• Movement – 17 Jewels Swiss made
• Band – Fabulous Stainless Steel Wire Expansion “Slinky” style
• Maker / Distributor – Harper Watch Company, NYC
• Remarks – This is a very handsome WWII era military style watch. Antimagnetic; Incabloc. Very cool vintage wire stainless steel band is comfortable and amazing.

John Alden watches were made by the Harper Watch Company, of New York City, an importer of Swiss watch movements that were cased in the USA.

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