Waltham 18ct yellow gold and blue enamel fob watch. Circa 1890

Waltham 18ct yellow gold and blue enamel fob watch. Circa 1890

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Information

  • Brand: Waltham
  • Year: 1890
  • Model: Open face
  • Reference: Fob watch
  • Calibre: N/A
  • Movement: Manual
  • Material: 18ct yellow gold
  • Features/complications: Case is adorned with blue enamel and Art Nouveau floral decorations
  • Dial: White enamel dial with 0 - 60 scale outer minute track featuring black Arabic numeral hour markers with 18ct yellow gold Louis XI hands
  • Case dimensions: 24mm
  • Bracelet/strap: Bow
  • Accessories: N/A
  • SKU: 9547

Essay

The Waltham Watch Company, also known as the American Waltham Watch Co. and the American Watch Co., produced about 40 million watches, clocks, speedometers, compasses, time fuses, and other precision instruments between 1850 and 1957.

The company's historic 19th-century manufacturing facilities in Waltham, Massachusetts have been preserved as the American Waltham Watch Company Historic District.