1920s Waltham (Massachusetts) Watch Co. 21 Jewel Gold-Filled "Tank" Watch

1920s Waltham (Massachusetts) Watch Co. 21 Jewel Gold-Filled "Tank" Watch

Code: wcww10002


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ARTIFACT: This is a "tank" watch from the 1920s by the Waltham Watch Company, a Massachusetts outfit dating to 1854 that was once internationally known for its efficient timepiece designs and output. "Tank" refers to the rectangular shape of the watch, which resembles a tank from the air. Not to cause confusion, Cartier started the original "Tank" watch line in 1917.

VINTAGE: Circa 1920s.

SIZE: Size 16: approximately 13/16" in width and 9-5/16" in length total and 3/8" in thickness.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Gold-filled, glass, leather.

ATTACHMENT: Wrist band with buckle, sliding loop.

MARKINGS: WALTHAM 21 JEWELS on face of watch; maker mark and 10K GOLD FILLED on reverse of watch; 16 H HIRSCH CAMEL GRAIN NO ALLERGY with cross symbol on reverse of strap; H/H+ on buckle.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a watch and clock collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. SHOP RONX11 LBDEX8/11

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The watch shows only light wear with some minor debris inside face.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.