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ABBREVIATIONS :  EN-enamel, F-fine, GF-gold fill, HB&B-hinged back & bezel case, HC-hunting case,J-jewel ,K-karat, KW-keywind, OF-open face pocket watch, S-size, SB&B-screw back & bezel, SS-stainless steel, XF-extra fine, YG(F)(P)-yellow gold (fill) (plate), WGF-white gold filled, References - Shugart (author) - Complete Price Guide to Watches; Eherhardt (author) - Various Price Guides; Whitney - Military Timepieces

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#1.  $95

 Early 17 Jewel Helbros 30's Watch with Vintage YGF Band

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Description:  Very nice condition YGF bezel and back with almost no wear early Helbros wrist 17 jewel watch in top running condition.   Case measures about 3/4 inches across and is over 1.5 inches long.  
Subsidiary second bit at 6, raised gold numbered dial, crystal polished to like new. Old bracelet with clasp is small - less than 5 inches long.

# 2.  $395

Sports Watch - 1976 Hughes Invitational Golf Tournament Automatic Watch by Vantage

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Description:  Great Sports Watch is automatic with calendar.  Water resistant case with screw back.  Nice condition case with near mint dial.  Case measures about 1 1/2 inches across, expansion band.  Written around bezel is 1976 Hughes Invitational Golf Tournament.

# 3.   $109

 HAMILTON, Secometer B

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Description:  Fine YGF (yellow gold filled) case, sweep center second hand, USA made 18 jewel 748 mvmt, VF (very fine condition) silver dial with raised gold letters, circa 40's.  Hamilton, the perfection of the American watch.

# 4$175

 Benrus wrist ALARM mechanical Swiss movement - circa 60's

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Description:  Stainless steel case series #3021 measures about 1 3/8  inches across and is in fine condition.   The two crowns are original and marked Benrus.  The original dial is near mint.  One crown winds and sets the watch, the other sets the alarm.

#5   $195

Bulova Type A-11 World War II Aviator's Watch

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Description:   Genuine Vintage Bulova WWII aviator's hack watch, fully operational and overhauled.  This watch has been overhauled and is in top condition.  The case is very nice condition - most of these were used daily in WWII and are worn out.  All the ordinance specs are on the rear - easy to read.

#6      $95

 Bulova Man's Manual Wind 17 Jewel 1956

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Description: I just put a new crystal on this one, and the scan shows lots of reflections.  Sorry for bad scan of a beautiful watch.  Original dial is silver background with gold numbers.  Vintage USA made 1/20 YGF top expansion band with very little wear.  Case shows only minor wear on back of lugs.  A nice vintage 50's Bulova!

#7.   $125

 Zodiac Guardsman Automatic Calendar Watch

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Description: This super condition Zodiac has the original Zodiac band and clasp.  The case is a nice yellow gold fill with no wear through in xtra fine condition.  The dial has a simulated wood look.  Original crown, this watch is really nice.  Stainless back, water resistant. 

#8.  $150

 Bulova Military Stainless case, military band

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Description: This is a stainless military Bulova wrist watch made around 1946 - 1950,  just after WWII.  It is in top running condition with a near mint dial.  The back of the case is marked Wrist Watch, Mil-W-3818A.  Bulova stock number 10BNCH (movement).  A geat addition to your military watch collection.  Watch is in good running condition, keeps good time.

#9.   $250 

 BULOVA Automatic Solid 14K Gold Case, 23 Jewel Automatic  


Description:  This automatic Bulova is in a beautiful solid 14 karat case waterproof case with a screw back, nice and practical solid gold watch, nice dial too.  Wow, 23 jewels is about as good as they get.

#10.  $125

 Ladies Omega 17 Jewel Vintage Watch

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DescriptionThis is a really nice ladies Omega in a stainless case.  The movement is a manual wind Omega 484 17 jewel in top running condition and just serviced.  The case is super.  I have just added a new old stock JB Brazilian lizard leather band.  All original, dial, case, crown, all signed Omega.

#11.  $125

   HAMILTON Masterpiece

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Description:  This is a near mint gold filled presentaion watch circa 1972, mint silver dial, manual wind Swiss movement.  By the 70's, Hamilton was installing quality Swiss movements.  The cases were still American made.

#12  SOLD 

 HAMILTON "Perry" 19 jewel

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Description:  Hamilton named many of their watches and marked there names inside the case.  This is the "Perry."  It has an American made grade 982 movement circa 1951, a fine rectangular yellow gold filled case, and a gold raised letters on the dial.

#13 $125

 New Old Stock 1991 Manual Wind US Military Issue Watch
milnew.jpg (25035 bytes) Description:  This US military watch has vials of tritium in the hands and glows great in the dark.  The watch has the military specs on the back, "Watch Wrist General Purp, Mil-W-16374E, .... Apr 1991,... US." It is a MANUAL wind watch, not quartz.  Original black strap.  Runs great.

#14  $175

Seiko Automatic Diver's Watch - Military Model

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Description:  Seiko Military style diver's watch - this model was even used by the NAVY SEALS.  17 Jewel Automatic movement, and a screw down crown.  Originally was water resistant to 150 meters, but not guaranteed to be (should be tested before used as dive watch).  All stainless case is in tip top condition.  Dial is near mint.  Glass xtal has a few minor scratches.

#15   $195

 HAMILTON, Kirk, round, SOLID 14K yellow gold

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Description.  This Hamilton model Kirk watch has a 17 jewel American made 747 manual wind movement, and gold Arabic numbers on a mint dial.  This is another 50's vintage watch and in solid 14K!!!  The back has a beautiful example of hand engraving that is a work of art.  The dial is in super nice condition.  The case has no dents.  I would say this vintage watch was likely made in the early 1950s. Another classic Hamilton, the top of the line American made watch!!!

#16 $250

 28 Jewel Movado Automatic - Gold shell over Stainless

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movadmo.jpg (30562 bytes)Description:  Beautiful vintage Movado 28 jewel automatic.  This nice screw back case has a layer of gold over stainless.  Good running condition and nice. Check out the movement, which is a real thing of beauty!

#17   $95

  Wittnauer Gold filled rectangular watch

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Description:  Really sharp XF Wittnauer YGF case with stainless snap back.  Nice 17 jewel manual wind 10S Wittnauer movement in top running condition.  Nice new leather band and new crystal, serviced.  Case measures about 1 inch across and about 1 3/8 inches from tip of lug top to bottom.

#18  $150

   Hamilton Blake 17 jewel US made 747 movement

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Description:  This really nice Hamilton has just been gone over.  I have installed a new crystal which gives a lot of reflections in my scan.  The case is in XF condition with not wear through.  Marked "Blake" inside.  Really clean 747 17 jewel USA made Hamilton movement.  Really nice dial with tu-tone background.  A really nice early 50's watch.

#19  $95

 Bulova 21jewel Man's 50's Rectangular Watch

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Description:  Bulova rectangular shaped wrist watch circa 1952.  Just serviced and replaced crystal with new glass crystal.  Nice 21 jewel Bulova manual wind movement.  YGF top and SS back.  About 1 inch across not counting crown, about 1 1/2 inch tip of lug to tip of lug.

#20   $85

 Wittnauer 17 Jewels Rectangular circa 50's XF case

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Description:  Just serviced and replaced crystal.  Nice Yellow Gold Filled top and stainless back.  Original dial, not refinished.  17 jewel 11N manual wind movement.  Measures over one inch across not counting crown, about 1 1/2 inch tip of lug to tip of lug.


 Hamilton Polaris Electric 505 14 Karat Gold Case!

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Description: Hamilton 14K solid gold Polaris electric watch.  This is a classic model of the old vintage Hamilton electric watches with the 505 movement.  The case is in superb condition.  The movement is complete, good balance and good condition, but is not running.  I have had this watch for over 10 years.  It is fresh out of the bank vault.

 #22  $125

 BULOVA, 50's waterproof case, Stainless case

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Description:  This nice man's watch has a top quality 23 jewel adjusted to 6 positions automatic movement, essentially a "railroad or chronometer quality" wrist watch.  The white ribbed dial is in near mint condition.  The back of the watch is coded L6, thus it was made in 1956.  New crystal, very clean and good running watch. Case is all stainless and in Very Fine condition.

#23  $150

 Hamilton Illinois Wrist Watch

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Description:  Illinois Watch Company was bought by Hamilton around 1929.  Hamilton later produced some watches with the name Hamilton Illinois.  This is a good manual wind example with a YGF bezel and a snap stainless back.  Quality 17 jewel movement.  Made circa 50's.

#24 Sold




#25.  $195

 Super nice USA Elgin 21 jewel watch with fancy covered lugs - dial is near mint and quite unusual - Circa 1952

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Description:  This USA made Elgin has a 21 jewel grade 670 movement in great running condition.  The case is 14K gold filled and shows very little use.  The near perfect dial is a work of art with stars for markers at all odd hours and with two tone color.  It is all original.  The covered lugs are very fancy and set this watch apart from the ordinary.  The watch serial number P560xxx would indicate that the watch was made around  1952. Fine clean movement Running and keeping very good time.

#26. Sold



#27. $45

 Spiro Agnew - Character Watch

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Description:  This is a running Spiro Agnew political cartoon watch.  Spiro was Richard Nixon's vice president for awhile (until he was thrown out of office)!  Gold plated case looks like it was barely used, pin lever movement.





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