Monthly Archives: October 2013

Orvin Swiss Watch

Here is an Orvin Swiss Watch powered by a 21 jewels shock resistant movement, in a gold plated case. This very unique Orvin watch from the 1950’s has Mad Men, Mid-Century Modern Style. Orvin Swiss Watches were based out of … Continue reading

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Rodania Swiss Watch with Black Dial and Red Sweep Second Hand

The Rodania brand was created in 1930 in the small village of Lengnau in Switzerland, home to many other famous Swiss brands, by Mr. Hans Baumgartner of the Baumgartner family. Rodania has been producing the finest watches since its foundation … Continue reading

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Hallmark Watches by Waltham

During their restructuring efforts in the 50’s, the old and well-established Waltham Watch Company opened an office in New York for the purposes of importing Swiss watch movements and cases. They were branded and marketed as “Hallmark” watches, via this … Continue reading

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Agon Movement – Citron Swiss Watch

Citron is a name that is not very familiar among watch collectors. This may be because if you translate the word from the French you get the English word “lemon”. And then your mind does not go to the fresh … Continue reading

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Blue Dial Caravelle by Bulova

Blue dial watches stand apart from all others. If you wear blue, or if blue is your favorite color, then a blue dial vintage watch may be the right watch for you. Something along the lines of this vintage Caravelle … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, You Have to Wind (and Service) It…!

Some facts about Vintage watches… – You have to wind them. – You have to maintain them. These facts are for all who are thinking they might want a vintage watch. Why would I state “The Obvious”? Because there are … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Welsbro Stepped Case Art Deco Swiss Watch

What a Wonderful Welsbro Swiss Watch with Skyscraper Art Deco Stepped Case Style. It is a mechanical wind-up watch from the late 1920s-early 1930’s with a look that is elegant and luxurious. This stepped style case is also becoming scarce. … Continue reading

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