This auction contains 130 lots for you to “watch closely!” This is our last auction before our Live Auction on May 21st. Online-only auctions will resume with our June 1-8th auction.
American pocket watch highlights include Otay Watch Co in heavy 14K, Illinois with BA&Co monogram on mvt in heavy 14K HC, E Howard & Co series VII in 14K gold, scarce Empire City in gold case (incorporated in early 1876 as a reorganization of the United States Watch Co but only achieved a relatively small production), Elgin G M Wheeler in 14K, Columbus private label in 14K recase, E Howard & Co series V in 14K, an Elgin in 14K gold case which we’d like to refer to as having a “Frankenstein conversion,” E Howard & Co series I in silver, Hamilton 23J grade 950 Elinvar, Elgin 23J Veritas with winding indicator, Illinois in 14K, Hamilton 23J Railway Special grade 950B, Waltham 23J Vanguard with winding indicator, Ball Hamilton Official B of LF Standard grade 999D, Elgin grade 495 in 14K, Elgin 21J B W Raymond with winding indicator, Illinois “The President” marked dial and two-tone mvt, Elgin,B W Raymond WWII military GCT issue for US Army AC, Hamilton model 23 military chronograph, and many more!
European pocket watches feature a Dietrich Gruen with winding indicator in 18K gold, Dunand Swiss quarter hour repeater in gold, Henri Sandoz early production minute repeating chronograph hunting mvt in purpose-made silver OF case, Swiss pendant in 18K gold and basse-taille enamel case, Swiss 15-day watch mvt with winding indicator from the Henry Wing and Paul Chamberlain collections, Swiss in 14K multicolor, Frères Esquivillons & DeChoudens verge fusee pendant in 18K gold and enamel, Swiss ultra-thin dress watch in 18K gold, Swiss oversize coach watch with triple calendar and moon phase, English pendant watch in 14K gold and basse-taille enamel, and more!
Wristwatches include a Bulova Accutron in 14K, Tag Heuer Formula 1 triple register chronograph (quartz), two Gruen Curvex and one Gruen Curvex Precision all in gold, and more.
Jewelry will include a 14K gold nugget-style cast link bracelet; an Edwardian sapphire, diamond and 14K white gold ring; a bicolor gold wedding band, size 11; and more with some lots of multiple pieces of jewelry.
Fobs and chains feature an antique 14K gold expandable pencil fob, antique 14K gold dress watch chain, and a Victorian elk’s tooth gold watch fob.
The auction also contains a framed set of Confederate notes under glass for our paper money buyers.
The auction is rounded out with lots of multiple pocket watches, parts and movements.