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Waltham 17J wrist watch, SS round case, Crosley advertising, boxed
PM Time Code: PMWW569
    Previous Price: $145.00
    Your Price: $125.00
    1 available for immediate delivery
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    Item Specifics:
    • Gender: Gentlemen's
    • Age Description: vintage
    • Condition: Very Good
    • Company: Waltham
    • Jewels: 17J
    • Movement Type: manual-wind
    • Dial Material: metal
    • Dial Color: white
    • Dial Details: Crosley advertising
    • Case Style: round
    • Case Material: Stainless Steel
    • Case Size: 34mm in diameter x 42mm long
    • Band Size: 7in. to 8in.
      (measurement range includes watch length and band)
    • Band Style: leather strap
    • Crystal Material: glass
    • Box Information: light blue plastic Waltham case
    • Misc. Info: Waltham band, triple signed
    Full Description:
    Waltham 17J wrist watch, mint white metal dial with brushed finish, beveled edge and raised crystal markers, bold red Crosley advertising emblem across center of dial, fancy silver steel hands and subsidiary seconds, handsome stainless steel (SS) round case with slim extended lugs does have some moderate to heavy wear on the lugs and back with spots of brass showing through, measures approx. 34mm in diameter x 42mm lug to lug, black suede leather band. This watch also comes with a formed light blue plastic Waltham presentation case with blue canvas interior. An attractive Crosley presentation watch in very good condition throughout, perfect to wear everyday!
    A note on the advertising logos:
    On all but a few of the logos (mainly Packard from the Hamilton company and Studebaker from South Bend), the emblems would have been commissioned through a professional dial company after they left the watch factory to have the logo applied. For instance, a car dealership might have them added as a promotion; a motorcycle club would have ones done for each of their members, etc. In some cases, you will find a watch/logo combination that would have an earlier manufacture date for the watch than what you could have for the automotive company. In those cases we believe that what would likely have happened was that a club member would have provided their own watch to which the emblems would have be added.
    While some dial refinishing companies today still will add a logo to a dial, we can assure our customers that we do not make use of those services to add automobile logos to our vintage watch dials, with the exception of the Masonic emblems (please contact us directly if you have questions on the age of a specific Masonic watch dial). In most cases, the vintage advertising watch dials we have were purchased between the 1960's and early 1990's by our founder, Paul Zuercher, and have been in storage until we processed the watch for sale. And, while we will not add a new automobile logo to an existing dial, if you do see a watch you are interested in but are NOT interested in the advertising logo, drop us a note! We have many unadorned pocket watch dials in stock, and in the case of wrist watch dials, we can give you a quote on refinishing the dial as original or with a wide selection of colors and finishes.
    For more information, examples, and photos explaining how to wear our various vintage watches, visit our following
    "How To Wear" Guide.