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Watches Posted On:
June 16, 2019

Stock #
TM 7104
Rockford 16S 17J
The "Winnebago"
Near Mint Original Dial
Like New Fancy Back RR Case
Running Well
Beautiful Condition Thruout!
Scarce Rockford RR Watch!
Serial #
674798


  Circa 1906, lever set, adjusted to 5 positions, double roller, RR Grade/Approved, here's a very scarce Rockford Winnebago!
Features a YGF 20 Yr Dueber swing out RR case with a beautiful famcy back in like new condition! Nice glass crystal. Original double sunk Rockford dial as well. One miniscule flake at 5. As close as you'll ever get to a perfect dial on this rare bird! Movement is in excellent, crisp condition and truly like new. Marked Winnebago, adjusted 5 positions, 17 jewels and adjusted. Running well, has not been serviced or timed. These Winnebagos are rare, folks. (I see only one of these for every three "The Studebakers") which are also very scarce, so you can imagine how few of these "Winnies" are actually out there!)
This was Rockford's version of that watch! One of the most beautifully damaskeened Rockford movements they made. These typically sell for $400-$500, when they can ever be found. It's been awhile since I've had one. If you're after a collectible Rockford, you won't do much better than this one. At this price, and in this condition, it's an outstanding bargain! Look for yourself! Very Scarce Rockford "Winnebago"........$349.00 

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Stock #
TM 7103
Hamilton 16S 21J
"992" Railroad Watch
Mint Original Dial
Crisp YGF J Boss RR Case
Great Looking Early Movement
Gorgeous Early 992..$259!
Serial #
1002083


  Circa 1912, Lever Set, Adjusted 5 Positions, Double Roller, Motor Barrel, RR Grade/Approved, this is a beautiful early damaskeened Hamilton 992 with an original mint double sunk Hamilton railroad dial and a very crisp J Boss "Long Neck" Gold Filled Railroad Case. This is the "look" everyone wants in a 992, so don't delay...this one is extra nice...beautifully damaskeened!

Case... is a quality period style Keystone J Boss 20 Yr "Long Neck" yellow gold filled case with a plain polished back. Tight Bow. Nice Crown. Nice glass Crystal. Case alone worth $150 or more at today's prices. Nice example!

Dial... is a beautiful Hamilton double sunk porcelain arabic ds dial. It is mint. Hard to find these early ones in this nice of condition like this one. Perfect matching blued Hamilton hands as well!

Movement... is also extra nice! Early First Model that is beautifully damaskeened! Running and timing well.
Folks, this is one of the nicer early 992 Hamiltons you'll find, especially with this case and dial, and getting harder to find in this condition! If you're after one of the better early 992s you can lay your hands on, this would certainly be worthy of your consideration. What a nice timepiece this will make someone, one they'll be proud to own the rest of their life! This will be around 100 years from now. 21 Jewel Early 992 Railroad with a mint dial, beautiful railroad movement, and a stunning 20 yr YGF J Boss case...All at a Great Price!.......$259.00

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Watches Posted On:
May 30, 2019

Stock #
TM 7096
Waltham 16S 19J
Vanguard Model 1899
Lever Set Railroad Watch!
Diamond End Stone
CWC Fancy Hinged Case
Beautiful Dial & Movement

Waltham's Finest Railroad!
Serial #
16178671


  Folks, the 19 Jewel Railroads have long been my favorite, and for good reason...some of the companies finest, highest quality railroads were 19 Jewel! The 16 and 18 Size 19J Bunn, 16S Sangamo Special (Illinois' finest), The Hampden 16S 19J Railway, and this beauty here all were among the best. This Waltham is built like a tank, and you have to listen to this beauty run to appreciate how good it was made, and see for yourself the quality that's second to none. Check it out...

Circa 1907, lever set, RR Grade/Approved, here's a beautiful high grade Waltham 19 Jewel Vanguard in superb condition! This one has all the bells and whistles and also features a high grade 19 jewel movement with the diamond end stone! This is the earlier 1899 model, and was their highest grade railroad watch, competing with the Illinois 19J Sangamo Special! Top of the line in 1907! Original Railroad Dial has one small line at 33 on bottom, otherwise perfect. Also features a scarce CWC Planet 20 Yr Gold Filled Hinged Case with a coin edge which looks original to this watch in excellent condition with a like new crown & tight french bow and a gorgeous fancy back....nice glass crystal...shows little to no use!

If you want Waltham's best American Railroad Watch...running well...one you can use everyday and be proud to own and show...this is it. Lot of watch for the money! Beautiful 1907 19 Jewel Waltham Vanguard Model 1899 in a fantastic CWC fancy case! Bargain at......$359.00

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Watches Posted On:
May 29, 2019

Watches Posted On:
May 10, 2019

Stock #
TM 7090
Elgin 16S 17J
The "No. 280"
Beautiful Wadsworth GF Case
3 Fingered Bridge Adjusted
Hi Grade Railroad Approved
JUST FULLY SERVICED & MS
Serial#
10126045


  Circa 1903, here's an early, seldom seen #280 railroad grade/approved watch! This one is comparable in quality to the venerable Veritas, having a hi grade regulator, screw down jewel settings, fully adjusted to railroad positions, and gorgeous damaskeening. Quite desirable! This unique model was produced in 1902-1903 only, and fewer than 8000 were made!

Also features the beautiful 17 Jewel 3 FB Model Movement marked No. 280. These have all but disappeared from the market, this is the only one I've seen in quite awhile. Also marked "Adjusted" (5 Positions). Lever Set, RR Grade/Approved.
More features include the original porcelain double sunk dial in excellent condition, with one line that can't be seen save with a loupe. Shows well as you can see. Cased in a handsome Wadsworth Yellow GF 20 Yr Swing Out Case with a gorgeous crown and bow!

It runs very well, has just had a full service, including pivots polished and a new mainspring installed, timed, and is ready to carry and enjoy. Another Elgin Railroad you rarely see that's Extra Nice thruout!
Nice, very scarce #280 Locomotive Elgin from 1903...Priced to Move At Only...$339.00

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Watches Posted On:
April 28, 2019

Stock #
TM 1606
Hampden 18S 21J
"The Dueber Watch Co."
Beautiful Yellow GF Case
Stunning Dial..LN Movement
RR Grade/Approved

Checked and Timed
Very Well Preserved Hampden!
Serial #
2451775


  Folks, it's always a pleasure when a nice Hampden like this comes in. This one is all original winds and sets like new and has a beautiful condition movement marked adjusted to five positions...don't miss this one!

Case... is a gorgeous Philadelphia Watch Case Co. 20 yr yellow GF case in very good condition. These 18S cases this nice have went thru the roof price-wise. This one is a so nice complete watch I would never part it out. Crown is like new..winds and sets well. Tight original bow. We just installed a new Glass Domed Crystal. Nice original case for this fine gentleman.

Dial... is original glass enamel double sunk Bold Arabic dial with red 5 minute markers. Small flake and one hairline at 5 so minute it can't even be seen. Beautiful original blued spade hands. Really nice, as you can see.

Movement...hails from 1907. Has just been checked by my watchmaker, and needs nothing. Marked The Dueber Watch Co., 21 Jewels, double roller, and adjusted to five positions. These later examples marked like this are not seen nearly as much, and rarely in this condition. Movement is in like new condition as you can see, all snowflake damaskeening and gold lettering still standing out as when new. Running very well.

Folks, if you want a beautiful example of pre WW1 Americana at a great price, here it is! This is a truly unmolested original example that looks to have seen very limited railroad use for a few years then was carefully put up. Hurry on this one, Hampden collectors...Not likely to ever see another 18S this nice at this price.......$239.00

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Watches Posted On:
April 22, 2019

Stock #
TM 7083
Waltham 16S 21 Jewel
"Crescent St." RR Hunter!
Beautiful Fancy HC
Nice Dial & Movement

Very Few Made
Serial #
17096123

  Circa 1908, here's a very scarce 21 Jewel Crescent St. Model 1908 Pendant Set Hunter in a beautiful Crescent 25 Year YGF fancy hunter case with engraved front and back and a beautiful original dial to show and enjoy...RR Grade in 1908!

In good running order, has just been checked. I have seen several 16S 23J Vanguard hunters but this is only the second Crescent St I've ever had...the last one was in 2006! That's how few one ever sees out there.

Folks, here's a real sleeper...low production, hi grade, and a hunting case railroad watch that is just never seen...don't pass this opportunity by! Priced very fairly at only.....$439.00

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Stock #
TM 1573
Elgin 18S 21J
The "# 349" Railroad
Beautiful Nickel Movement
Excellent Original Dial
Gorgeous Case..Priced To Sell!
REDUCED..BLOWOUT..$199.00!!
Serial #
11819586



  Circa 1904, Lever Set, Marked "Adjusted" (5 Positions), RR Grade/Approved, this is a scarce Elgin #349 with a beautiful nickel movement and an excellent double sunk original dial!

Case... is a Keystone Silveroid Railroad Case with a beautiful plain polished back. This is one of the finest condition cases like this I have seen. This also features a "hooded" bezel. Nice Crown which matches perfectly and a tight bow. Glass Crystal. Case is period style to the watch, looks great!

Dial... is original double sunk railroad dial with large bold arabic numerals and red 5 minure markers. One lite line by 1 that wont show up and cannot be seen except with a loupe. Original correct dial for this time period. Very, very tough to find an 18s dial like this still in nice condition like this. Beautiful correct blued hands as well. Super Clean Dial and Hands!

Movement... is still like new on this fine timepiece. It features a high grade regulator, marked adjusted on regulator. Has the earlier black lettering which is much harder to find. Running along nicely, has not been serviced. Another of Elgin's most beautiful, highly damaskeened movements.

Folks, here's your chance at an extra nice #349 in a quality Keystone case, with a near mint dial and like new movement at a giveaway price...super nice thruout!.......$269.00
BLOWOUT REDUCTION..$199.00!!

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Watches Posted On:
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Stock #
TM 8091
ZAFTRA T-37 Military
Limited Edition Of 75
Mechanical Wind
17 Jewel Manual Movement
Blue Dial/Gold Bezel
Camo Boxes and Manual
SS Case/TT Case/Bezel
2 Left....$99
Ref #
ZT002BLU


  Here's the remarkable Zavtra done with a Blue Dial and a Gold Rotating bezel! Everything else is the same as the Black one. The Gold Bezel and that deep blue dial really sets this one apart...a full blown combat watch that's ready for a night on the town!
Only 75 of each dial color were all that were ever made,
I have only a few here and all the remaining stock of these manual wind marvels.

This watch has been discontinued, and will never be made again.

This is not one to be missed at this low price, folks.

Folks, if you buy only one wristwatch this year, this would be the one to own! Here at Time Machine we are very proud to offer this to you and unlike a lot of sellers you know we'll be here after the sale...we'll stand behind them...we always have.
Not many of these available, so don't miss out. Reserve your "Zavtra" Now!

SPECIAL REDUCED PRICE! Beautiful Blue Dial/Gold Bezel Zavtra "T-37"!

BACK IN STOCK...ONLY A FEW AVAILABLE!   $99.00

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