White Gold Gruen 50th Anniversary
Very fine and scarce 18K white gold and enamel Gruen 50th anniversary antique pocket
watch with solid gold movement circa 1925.
Original silver dial with applied gold numerals and blued steel hands. Plain polish
case with fancy band, pendant and bow. Wonderful 23 jewel (2 diamond caps) 8
adjustment hand engraved solid gold movement #589 marked Extra Precision"
(adjusted to 8 positions and temperature) with engraved bridges and precision
regulator. Signed on the case, dial and movement.
This wonderful watch was made by the Gruen Watch Company to
commemorate their 50th anniversary. This was one of the most expensive and
extravagant watches ever made, promoted by Gruen as "the priceless possession
of a few." Only 650 examples were made. Most were made in yellow gold.
Width 45 mm
NOTE: The small circles or shadows in some of our photos
are reflections of the camera lens. Since this watch is much smaller than in the
enlarged photos, a tiny blemish or imperfection that you could not see when looking
at the actual watch can appear very large in the photos.