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Waltham Vanguard Antique Railroad Pocket Watch 16 Size 23 Jewels Glassback Case Circa 1914

Waltham Vanguard Antique Railroad Pocket Watch 16 Size 23 Jewels Glassback Case Circa 1914


Timeless Precision and Renowned Craftsmanship in an Authentic Salesman Sample Glass Back Railroad Case...

This genuine antique Waltham Vanguard Circa 1914 pocket watch, features truly special two glass crystals in a salesman sample railroad case. The elegantly smooth finished nickel snap back and bezel nickel case is marked Waltham and has new-looking glass crystals. Collectors of nostalgic timepieces will absolutely adore this finely cared-for piece of American history.

The Waltham Vanguard 23 jewel pocket watch features a precision size 16 movement that is sparkling clean and bright, with very strong running stem-wind lever set. The open face design of this classic railroad watch affords an amazing view of the detailed dial face, while the fine nickel movement inside effortlessly keeps time with pinpoint accuracy. Adorned with gold-jewel settings with a total of 23 jewels, the movement in the old-time pocket watch is truly a spectacle to behold. Movement has been professionally serviced including oiling, and timing. Made in the United States of America in 1914.

The easy-to-read face of this well-preserved vintage pocket watch features a stylish double-sunk white porcelain background with large starkly contrasting black Arabic numerals to represent each hour, along with an offset second dial with markers for each second within a minute. The outer perimeter is marked with red 5-minute markers. Turn the watch over and you can see the high grade Waltham railroad movement in action with its gold center wheel and gold script over nickel. Overall, this watch has that turn-of-the-century classic appeal that collectors desire.


  • Manufacturer: Waltham
  • Manufacturer Location: Waltham Mass USA
  • Movement Serial Number: 11001147
  • Grade: Vanguard
  • Model: 1908
  • Estimated Production Year: 1914
  • Run Quantity: 1100
  • Total Production: 175,450
  • Size: 16s
  • Jewels: 23j
  • Movement Configuration: Open-face
  • Movement Finish: Nickel
  • Movement Setting: Lever
  • Movement Condition: Professionally serviced, oiled, & timed
  • Plate: 3/4 Plate
  • Adjusted: Yes
  • Adjusted # of Positions: 5
  • Railroad Grade: Yes
  • Case: Glass back salesman sample Railroad style, Waltham marked
  • Dial: White porcelain
  • Warranty: 90 Days from date of purchase
  • Quality Rating: 5/5

Great gift for a retirement, birthday, graduation, father's day, Christmas, or any holiday! Warranted 90 days! Ships free!!

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