Glycine Watch, High Grade, Black Dial

imageThe Bold Black Watch, Vintage Men’s Watch, High Grade, Glycine Altus Manual Black Dial Swiss Watch, 17 Jewels Antimagnetic Stainless Steel

– This is a wind up mechanical 17 Jewel Vintage Men’s Watch.

– WINDS…SETS…RUNS…KEEPS TIME…

– This watch is unusual, original, exciting, special, and in outstanding vintage condition.

– Size: 33 mm in diameter x 40 mm lug to lug

This Altus by Glycine Vintage Men’s Watch is a classic 1960s example of military-meets-dress watch style.The watch features a stainless steel military style case with long curving lugs, a stunningly handsome and sought-after black dial, rasied gold hour markers, gold hands including a center sweep second hand. The dial is signed ALTUS / 17 JEWELS / WATERPROOF / INCABLOC. The back is signed: ALTUS / SWISS MADE / STAINLESS STEEL / WATERPROOF / INCABLOC / ANTIMAGNEITC. The back also bears the serial numbers: 4051 212 165750. Furnished with a new black Hirsch “Wild” water resistant genuine leather band with a stainless steel buckle.

History: Glycine and Altus were founded in Biel (Bienne) in 1914 and 1920 respectively, as Glycine Manufacture D’Horlogerie Glycine S.A. and Altus Montres Altus S.A. Charles Hertig Evilard took over Glycine in 1943. Evilard also owned Altus Watches SA, and integrated Altus and Glycine Watches SA in 1953. So Altus became an international trademark of Glycine, with both brands of watches marketed by Glycine.

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Excelle Watch by Elgin – 1970’s Men’s Watch

imageVintage Men’s Watch, Elgin Excelle Watch, 17 Jewel Watch, Date Window, Sweep Second Hand, Circa Mid 1970s

Elegant, engaging Elgin Excelle…! Excellent mid century modern design.
Offered exclusively by the Delovelyness Collection on Etsy.
• Size – 34 mm wide x 38 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs
• Color – Gold plate case, stainless steel back
• Circa – 1970
• Movement – 17 Jewels
• Band – Vintage new old stock “Lion Head” green and red striped nylon band. The national colors of Portugal.
• Maker / Distributor – Elgin National Watch Compnay
• Remarks – Elgin introduced their Excelle line to emulate what Bulova was doing with its Caravelle line, providing a quality wind-up mechanical movement watch at a popular price point. Both companies were trying to reach the market share that was becoming dominated by Timex pin-lever watches, offering entry level well-made jeweled movement watches.

Dial is signed EXCELLE / 17 JEWELS. Back is signed EXCELLE / STAINLESS STEEL BACK / BASE METAL BEZEL / SHOCK PROTECTED. The original crown is signed with an E.

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La Marque Blue Dial Men’s Watch

imageVintage Wrist Watch, LaMarque Men’s Watch, Brilliant Blue Dial, Date Window, Round Hour Markers, Gold Plate Bezel, Mod 1960’s Styling, 17 Jewels Mechanical.

Setting method: Stem. Case material: Gold Plate over stainless. Country of origin of movement: Swiss. Country of origin of case: Swiss. Band – Vintage Lion Head Woven, New Old Stock. Maker / Distributor – LaMarque Watch Co. Delightfully different Mid Century Modern Era watch.

Running and Keeping Time Well.

➲ MEASUREMENTS
34 mm wide x 49 mm lug to lug

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Gruen Watch – Dramatic Doctor Dial – Large Center Seconds Chapter

imageVintage Gruen Veri-Thin Men’s Swiss Watch, Doctor’s Watch with a 10K Gold Filled Square Case, featuring Fancy Lugs and Large Center Seconds.

10K Yellow Natural Gold Filled Case, “Guildite” back over sterling #089491-40655-460, two-tone silver dial, raised gold hour markers. Circa 1940’s. Gruen Watch Co.’s 15 jewel Conoruma 40655, Swiss made manual wind movement. Black genuine leather, new band. Maker / Distributor – Gruen Watch Co., Cincinnati Ohio.

This is a rare, hard to find, eagerly collected large center seconds Gruen Doctors’ Watch. The center seconds dial was said to be popular with doctors, engineers and all who needed to do precision timing.

The dial is signed: Gruen Veri Thin Switzerland. The beautiful number fonts and the unusual square shape make this watch a winner. This exceptionally fine and rare model Gruen Watch offers superior quality.

Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time

➲ MEASUREMENTS
25 mm wide x 25 mm lug to lug

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Waltham Watch – Premier Model – 1930’s Vintage Men’s Watch

imageVintage Mens Watch, Waltham Premier, Bartlett, Art Deco, 9 Jewels, Curvex Type Curved case, Sub Seconds, 1930s

Famous Maker,
Heirloom Quality,
Fashion Statement,

Amazing watch for a fabulous price! You will find this model offered by most vintage watch shops for around $400.00.

• Size – 22 mm wide x 34 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Yellow gold filled and stainless steel curved case
• Circa – Mid 1930s
• Case back is signed – Apex Stainless*
• Inside case back is signed – Premier Waltham stainless back 420467
• Movement is signed – Waltham Bartlett 750 USA Fine Jewelers Premier A 16892 (this is the serial number)
• Band – brown leather vintage with gold color buckle and keeper
• Maker / Distributor – American Waltham Watch Company
• Remarks – Here is a recent estate find. This is a rare vintage working 1930’s Waltham Premiere Art Deco gold filled watch, by Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass, with a 750 caliber movement, considered the best movement made by Waltham. The vintage and period correct brown leather watch band fits smaller to medium men’s wrists. In very good vintage condition. Click and zoom the photos for details.

*Apex Watch Case Mfg Co, 304 E 45 St, NYC

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Taylor Men’s Watch – Dramatic Brown Dial

imageVintage Men’s Watch, Taylor Swiss Watch, Rare Brown Dial, Crisp Roman Numerals, Gold Color Bezel, Stainless Steel Case, Sweep Second Hand

Clean and Simple, Modern Design

WIND UP WATCH KEEPING TIME, MANUAL WIND WATCH IN GOOD WORKING ORDER

• Size – 36 mm wide x 42 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Gold color bezel, brown dial, white hour markers
• Circa – 1960s
• Movement – Swiss manual wind
• Band – Vintage Lion Head brown striped nylon – new old stock
• Maker / Distributor – Taylor Watch Co.

Established half a century ago, Taylor based its brand on reliability and durability and a commitment to development. The Taylor brand is constantly evolving with its customers as it launches new lines of mechanical and quartz wristwatches.

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Buler Bulldog Watch – Blue and White Dial

imageVintage 1950s Watch, Manual Wind Watch, Vintage Swiss Watch, Vintage Men’s Watch – Buler Bulldog Swiss Watch 21 Jewels – Day Date Window – Navy Blue Dial – Yellow Gold Plate Case

Do you love Bulldogs? We do, too! And we could not believe it when we found this vintage watch with the face of an English Bulldog on the dial. What a treat for English Bulldog Lovers…! Zoom the photos so you can see the great Bulldog Logo above the 6 position. Dual Day windows.

A vintage 21 jewels Swiss made, Buler Bulldog wristwatch, in good working order. A good looking large robust very stylish wristwatch. On the front of the watch it says…Buler 21 jewels shock resistant, bulldog, Swiss made. On the back of the case it says… Buler, series 10166DD, stainless steel back , Swiss made, anti magnetic, water resistant.

39 mm wide x 42 mm lug to lug

A big, bold Buler Bulldog. This “English Bulldog” vintage men’s watch has been furnished with a brand new genuine leather navy blue watch band with gold tone buckle. Looks fantastic…! This vintage men’s watch is in good shape for its age. It has some wear / scratches, see the photos. Vintage men’s Buler Watch. Swiss Made wristwatch the dial with center seconds and day and date window. Signed Buler Bulldog – Swiss Made.

Are you associated with the USMC or one of the Bulldog Mascot colleges and universities? Are you looking for a special vintage timepiece that will have all your friends asking “Where did you find that?” Then, this Buler Bulldog is the watch for you!

WINDS…SETS…RUNS…KEEPS TIME…

The Buler Company was founded in 1945, by Charles and Albert Buler , of the SSIH group. (Société Suisse de l’Industrie Horlogère). In 1954 the founders withdrew from the company and Walter Rufli took over the management of the firm. At that time 15 workers were occupied in a rather small atelier at the Oelestrasse. Buler is a relatively new maker of fine Swiss watches. Because the Buhler watch factory began in the second half of the 20th century, it was not constrained by existing machines or methodologies. Instead, being a young company, it could apply the best and latest in quality mechanical movements, fresh design ideas, and pleasing work environment. Its pioneering methods resulted in strengths that soon made Buler world-famous for the reputation of its products.

This watch has a Swiss made movement.

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Huguenin Swiss Watch, Military Style, 17 Jewels

imageVintage Men’s Watch, Huguenin Swiss Watch, Military Style, 17 Jewels, Stainless Steel Case, WWII Era, RARE, Winds, Sets, Runs and Keeps Time

Quietly Spectacular World War II Era Watch,

Size: 34 mm in diameter
Stainless Steel Military Case,
Dial signed Huguenin / Swiss Made,
Full Chapter Ring,
Sweep Second Hand,
17 Jewel Swiss made manual wind movement
Back signed: Incabloc, Stainless Steel, 814095, Antimagnetic, Waterproof*
Furnished with a black leather band
Dial has patina
Circa 1930s,
Remarks: World War II era Military Men’s, 17 Jewel wrist watch made by the famous Huguenin Watch Company in Switzerland. The watch is running very nicely and on time. The original military dial has patina consistent with the age of the watch. This watch has a sweep center second hand. The case bezel and back is all stainless steel. This was a quality made watch. The stem sets the hands, and it winds with no issues. The crystal is ok with some scratches but no cracks. The back is marked Waterproof / Antimagnetic / 814095. Watch measures approx. 34 mm across without including the crown.

Huguenin Watch Co. was founded in 1868, by the Huguenin brothers: Fritz and Guillocheur Albert.

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Pierre Jacquard, 17 Jewels, Tropicalized, 1960s,

imageVintage Men’s Watch, Pierre Jacquard, 17 Jewels, Tropicalized, 1960s, gold plate bezel, silvery dial, raised golden hour markers

• Size – 30 mm wide x 35 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Winds, Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – yellow/natural gold plate bezel, silvery dial, raised golden hour markers
• Circa – 1960s
• Movement – 17 Jewels
• Band – Brown / Khaki new old stock one piece striped nylon.
• Maker / Distributor – Pierre Jacquard
• Remarks – Tropicalized, With regard to the term ‘tropicalized’, it is generally understood that the term means to make or adapt the watch for use under tropical conditions, to be. water resistant, shockproof, and temperature compensated. Mid Century Modern, Bauhaus Style, great stainless steel case back with scuba diver! Pierre Jacquard Watches are a product of the Viva Time Corporation of New York.

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Classic Citizen Watch – Rectangular Men’s Dress Watch

imageVintage Watch, Classic Citizen Quartz, Rectangular Bezel, Gold Plate Case, White Dial, Roman Numerals, Date Window at the 6, 1980s Glamour

Extremely high quality Vintage Citizen Watch with a timeless rectangular design, perfect for every day or for special occasions. This is what would properly be classified as a man’s watch from the era in which unisex design was popular, so it could be worn by a man or a woman easily and happily.

• Size – 24 mm wide x 35 mm lug to lug
• Working Condition – Sets, Runs, Keeps Time
• Color – Gold plate bezel, Stainless steel back
• Circa – 1979-1980
• Movement – high quality Quartz battery movement
• Band – Original vintage black genuine leather, worn but wearable, fits up to about an 8 inch wrist
• Maker / Distributor – Citizen Watch Company
• Remarks – Vintage Citizen Dress Watch with Date Window, Quartz, Rectangular Gold Tone. The design is inspired by the most famous 1920s rectangular watch. This handsome watch has the same grace and elegance. Dial is signed: Citizen, Quartz, 6010 546958 SMS

The Citizen Watch Co. Ltd., began life in 1918 under the name Shokosha Watch Research Institute. The mayor of the city demanded that the Shokosha-Watch Institute should have a bearing on all citizens (hence the name Citizen), in so far as “people appreciated and benefited from the institute’s results”. The Citizen Watch Co., continues to be a leading manufacturer and marketer of watches and clocks – and is one of Japan’s “Big Four” watchmakers.

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