This is a circa 1950s 17 jewel wristwatch by Waltham Watch Company. Manufacturing watches since 1850, the Waltham Watch Company operated under several names and in 1907 settled on sharing names with the second Massachusetts town to headquarter the company. The watch does run but could use a cleaning.
Size 18. Face is approximately 1-1/16” square and 3/8” in thickness; total length is about 9”.
Plated brass, steel, glass, leather.
Buckled strap, rectangular loops for wristband.
WALTHAM 17 JEWELS SHOCKPROOF SWISS on face; BASE METAL BEZEL STEEL BACK on reverse; 18 GENUINE LEATHER on strap.
This is from a watch and clock collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. ebay SHOP VBJX11 LABEX3/12
8- (Excellent-Very Fine): The watch shows only light wear; it runs but could use a cleaning.
As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.