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Lot 0008
  • Item: Men's Gruen Precision Watch
  • Date: ca. 1960's
  • Beautiful condition with all original parts

    The Gruen Watch Company was formerly one of the largest watch manufacturers in the United States. It was in business from about 1894 to 1958 and was based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Gruen was one of the first US watch companies to offer basic movements produced in Switzerland, in a wide variety of cases and prices, but adjusted, dialled and cased in U.S.A. Some of their finest movements were made by Jean Aegler (who became a business partner of Hans Wilsdorf, Rolex). The first Gruen wristwatches were introduced in 1908. These found favor with women buyers, but were not popular with men at the time (who considered wristwatches feminine). The company did not return to making wristwatches for men until World War I, when military use made wristwatches acceptable for men to wear.

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  • Location: This item ships from New York

    Authenticity:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic. Please contact us if there is a misrepresentation so that the item can be returned.

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  • Condition

    Working order, but will require servicing for every day wear.

    Starting Bid

    $1.00

    Buyer's Premium

    • 10%

    Gruen Men's Precision Watch

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    Estimate $150 - $200
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