Special Watches .... Watches that deserve a section to themselves!
WOW 1089 *****Cartier One Button two register Chronograph. 24 Jewel, C H Meylan signed 6717 Cal Chronograph movement , Excellent Meylan marked 18K Solid Gold case with Cartier 6526 markings on the lugs, measuring 36.8 X28.8 mm, With William Clay Ford May 22, 1943 and the Hotchkiss School logo on the back, aged satin dial, with Chronograph outer track and Tachometer inner track, arabic numerals, blue Breguet hands, Chronograph sweep seconds with flyback, In 1943 a young William Clay Ford graduated from the Hotchkiss School. This was his graduation present. This is an Extremely rare war time Cartier one button Chronograph by C H Meylan. Collectable for its Horological scarcity and collectable for its Americana interest.A true one of a kind!Circa 1943 $135,000.00 plus S/H TRADES CONSIDERED
WOW 1703 Rolex Paul Newman Cosmograph Daytona Ref. 6239 . 17 jewel Valjoux signed chronograph movement, Signed stainless steel case ref# 6239, 40 X 34 mm, with 200 units per hour marked bezel, Original matte white and black dial with RED outer seconds chapter with fifth of a second divisions, black sub dials for the seconds, 12-hour and 30 minute registers. marked Cosmograph Daytona, stanless markers, stainless hands, sweep second chronograph hand, signed Crown, stainless steel Rolex Oyster bracelet Circa 1966 Wow What a Watch! Comes with original Rolex service box. The watch was worn a few times and then left in a drawer. It is in Excellent condition. The Paul Newman Daytona is about as good as it gets with Rolex.and this is a real, and original one! $99995.00 plus S/H
OW 5629 *****Howard ISOCHRONON, Helical, 1105, 15 jewels keywind/keyset from the rear, very nice original Margot Bros. coin silver open face case single sunk porcelain dial signed E. Howard & Co. Boston ISOCHRONON, roman numerals, blue spade hands, beautiful Bar style gilt movement, side lever with Helical Hairspring screw down gold jewel settings, also signed Reed's Patent Nov. 24, 1857, micrometric regulator, (1105) circa 1858-9 ONE OF ONE! This is it... the top of the top in the Howard World! The earliest Howard Helical known to exist! The earliest damascened Howard watch known. The first Helical watch made in America! The only Howard Watch dial signed ISOCHRONON! If you are a serious American or Howard watch collector, then this needs to be in your collection! A true investment collectable! $155000.00 plus S/H
OWL 5534 *****Waltham 20 size American Watch Co model 62KW, 19 jewels Keywind/Keyset, from the rear, Excellent 18K solid gold hunting case, single sunk porcelain dial signed American Watch Co. roman numerals, blue spade hands, 3/4 plate gilt movement With Nashua number 184 and 1.87.30 under the plate! signed American Watch Co . screw down jewel settings, micrometric regulator (50076) circa 1862 Very Very hard to find watch!. This came out of a run of only 93! Not many of these Early American Watch Co model 62KW watches made and this one is in Solid Gold and With a ONE OF A KIND NASHUA NUMBER 184 under the plate! A true investment collectable! $45500.00 plus S/H