This antique style offering from the Dueber Watch Company is reminiscent of the antique American pocket watches produced in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The large case is close to the size of the antique 16s size pocket watches from Ball Watch Co, Elgin, Hamilton, Hampden, Illinois and Waltham. It also features the highest quality Swiss mechanical watch movement on the market!
This is the same 17 jewel movement used in many modern Bernex, Jean Marcel, modern Hamilton, Aerowatch, and most of the quality Swiss pocket watches today! If you are looking for an heirloom quality Swiss timekeeper to carry around and be serviceable for the foreseeable future, this is the watch for you!
The “Special Railway” dial is a throw back to the Railroad dials used in pocket watches made for the American and Canadian railways near the turn of the century. This “Montgomery” style dial features black minute numerals along the outside edge, with blue numerals at 5 minute intervals. The 1-12 Large black numerals are flocked by blue 13-24 hour marks. It is marked “Special Railway” above the seconds chapter.
Dueber watches are built to last and are hand assembled in the USA!
About 2 inches wide (approx 51 mm)
About 2 3/4 inches tall (about 70 mm)
About 7/16 inch thick (about 10.5 mm)
“Special Railway” 24 hour Montgomery Style RR Dial
High Polished Plated Stainless Steel Antique Style Case
Heavy Duty Scratch Resistant Mineral Glass Crystal
Shock Resistant Incabloc 17 Jewel Manual Wind Movement (Swiss Unitas/ETA 6497)
Presentation Leatherette Gift Box
Does not include chain