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Pristine Waltham Pocket Watch Railroad Grade 23 Jewel Vanguard with Up Down Wind Indicator Housed in this Beautiful 10K Gold Fill Case circa 1926

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Folks we have a wonderful offering for your consideration in this 23 Jewel Waltham Vanguard Railroad Pocket Watch circa 1926. This stunning Waltham Pocket Watch has a Stem Wound and Lever Set Movement and is a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter the most popular of sizes. This is the highest of grade pocket watch the American Waltham Watch Company offered for sale and reflects Waltham’s commitment to manufacturing the highest of grade Railroad Pocket Watches. We have a rare Waltham with the Up Down Wind Indicator showing just how much mainspring has been used on that wind. Then the dial is also a rare find and referred to as a “Canadian Dial” with 24 Hour Dial inside the 12 Hour Dial both in the Boxcar style font. We have a most desired configuration with Waltham 23 Jewel Movement, Up Down Wind Indicator, Porcelain Triple Sunk Dial, Fortune Canadian 10K Gold Fill Case highlighted with the beautifully Blued Steel Spade Whip style hands making for a truly exceptional and collectable Waltham Railroad Pocket Watch.


This is another excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a worldwide standard for accuracy and beauty in timekeeping.


All Antique and Vintage Pocket Watches are cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy and warranted for one full year from date of purchase.

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Appraised Value: $2,475.00

Our Price: $1,250.00

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Folks we have a wonderful offering for your consideration in this 23 Jewel Waltham Vanguard Railroad Pocket Watch circa 1926. This stunning Waltham Pocket Watch has a Stem Wound and Lever Set Movement and is a size 16 measuring 2 inches in diameter the most popular of sizes. This is the highest of grade pocket watch the American Waltham Watch Company offered for sale and reflects Waltham’s commitment to manufacturing the highest of grade Railroad Pocket Watches. We have a rare Waltham with the Up Down Wind Indicator showing just how much mainspring has been used on that wind. Then the dial is also a rare find and referred to as a “Canadian Dial” with 24 Hour Dial inside the 12 Hour Dial both in the Boxcar style font. We have a most desired configuration with Waltham 23 Jewel Movement, Up Down Wind Indicator, Porcelain Triple Sunk Dial, Fortune Canadian 10K Gold Fill Case highlighted with the beautifully Blued Steel Spade Whip style hands making for a truly exceptional and collectable Waltham Railroad Pocket Watch. It appears this pocket watch was used on the rails perhaps Canadian Railway, there are “Watch Inspectors” marks on the inside case back. I so hope the pictures and extreme magnification help in the description this truly fine Waltham 23 Jewel Vanguard Pocket Watch.

This Waltham 23 Jewel Up Down Wind Indicator Vanguard Movement is in excellent condition without reckless jewelers tool marks or corrosion. We have the beautiful antique damasking pattern on the Nickel Silver ¾ Plate Movement highlighted gold lettering. Then we have the 23 Ruby Jewels, Up Down Indicator, Lever Set, Double Roller and is adjusted to 6 positions and is also adjusted to heat and cold. This fine movement is also designed with a high grade micro-regulator, gold balance weights, both screw and flush jewel settings with a gold center wheel and train all designed for extreme accuracy. This Waltham 23 Jewel Vanguard has just been serviced and is excellent timekeeper as designed. This fine Waltham would make an excellent pocket watch for daily carry or as a wonderful addition to any collection.

This Waltham Dial is referred to as a Triple Sunk “Canadian Dial” with the 24 Hour Time in Arabic numerals. The font is the classic Waltham Boxcar style Arabic numerals around the outer circumference with and then every minute maker every minute in a simple hash mark. These fine dials are made using 4 Copper Plates soldered together and then baked with many layers of Silica giving the dial the deep rich Porcelain finish. Then we have the center sunken chapter for the Waltham logo and the numerals for 24 Hour Time then we the raised outer circumference for the 12 Hour Time. This ornate dial then has 2 sunken sub chapters one for Up Down Indicator and the other for the custom second hand. This Waltham Dial has a minor craze line at the 10 position, nothing major, magnification needed to see, I need to mention. This Waltham Vanguard 23 Jewel Pocket Watch shows beautifully and is sure to be appreciated for many generations to come.

This is another excellent example of the late 19th early 20th Century ingenuity that made the American Pocket Watch a worldwide standard for accuracy and beauty in timekeeping.

All Antique and Vintage Pocket Watches are cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy and warranted for one full year from date of purchase.

Additional Information

Gender Male
Condition refurbished
Material Antique Pocket Watch circa 1926
MPN Waltham Pocket Watch
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