Van Buren Watch Find

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  1. #1
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    May 2010

    Van Buren Watch Find

    I ran across a beautiful watch that I am interested in, but I wanted to see if anyone could give me any more information about it. I have attached some photos. I recently became interested in vintage wristwatches, but any tips as to what this is and what it might be worth would be great. Thanks in advance!
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    Last edited by qwerty06; May 12th, 2010 at 06:33.

  2. #2
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    Feb 2006

    Re: Van Buren Watch Find

    This looks like one of the earliest of ladies wrist watches, probably even from before WWI. We don't really give valuations here but I doubt that I am sticking my neck out when saying that these watches are not that rare so they are not worth much. Especially if the movement is just a cylindre escapement calibre and the case isn't gold. In addition, yours is missing the crown and the winding stem seems to be bust. I have one or two myself which I picked up on eBay as parts of lots.

    Hartmut Richter

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