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Waltham 21J wrist watch, SS round water resistant case, Crosley advertising
PM Time Code: PMWW700
 

    Your Price: $95.00
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    Item Specifics:
    • Gender: Gentlemen's
    • Age Description: vintage
    • Condition: Excellent
    • Company: Waltham
    • Jewels: 21J
    • Movement Type: manual-wind
    • Dial Material: metal
    • Dial Color: white
    • Dial Details: Crosley advertising
    • Case Style: round
    • Case Material: Stainless Steel
    • Case Size: 34mm diameter x 42mm long
    • Band Size: 6in. to 7in.
      (measurement range includes watch length and band)
    • Band Style: metal expansion
    • Crystal Material: plastic
    Full Description:
    Waltham 21J wrist watch, white metal dial with raised silver markers and numbers, black Crosley logo under Waltham, silver hands and sweep second, heavy round stainless steel (SS) water resistant case with extended lugs, approx. 34mm diameter x 42mm lug to lug, white base metal (WBM) expansion band. Nice vintage Waltham advertising watch in excellent condition!
    Note on 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.
    On the pre-company watch/logo combinations, what my father always chalked them up to (if he didn't catch them as 'modern' knockoffs, of course) was that in some legitimate cases (say, for a car club), the members would need to provide their own watch to which the emblems would be added.  Someone might have wanted a Harley logo on "Grandpa Bob's" old pocket watch, and would have had the dial pulled from that.  Again, it would be nice if there were a way to track when emblems were added to watches, but even if the dial companies kept detailed records that far back, it's unlikely that they would have published them.

    For more information, examples, and photos explaining how to wear our various vintage watches, visit our following
    "How To Wear" Guide.