Antique South Bend Gentleman’s Pocket Watch of the Day circa 1909
We are pleased to offer for your consideration this fine South Bend Pocket Watch Grade 215 circa 1909. The three Studebaker Brothers of South Bend, Indiana owned the Studebaker Automobile Company known for their innovative designs in automobiles also owned the South Bend Watch Company. They applied the same innovative approach to their pocket watches and as with their automobiles. The South Bend Watch Co. has developed a large collector following for these fine timepieces. This Gentleman’s Dress Pocket Watch of the day is a size 16 and measured 2 inches in diameter. This South Bend Studebaker Movement is housed in this popular Yellow Gold Fill Wadsworth Case Company case. This all-original South Bend is faced with this double sunk dress dial and highlighted with beautifully heat treated Blued Steel Hands. Hopefully the pictures and video help tell the story of this truly fine South Bend Pocket Watch.
This Antique South Bend Pocket Watch has been cleaned, oiled and adjusted for accuracy. This entails a complete disassembly with all parts cleaned and reassembled using the finest watch oil and gear grease.
This Antique South Bend Pocket Watch is warranted for one full year from the date of purchase.
Manufacturer: South Bend
Manufacturer Location: South Bend, Indiana
Movement Serial Number: 587593
Estimated Production Year: 1909
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 2 of 20
Total Production: 20,000
Movement Configuration: Open face
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Pendant
Plate: 3/4 Plate
Double Roller: Yes
Adjusted to Position: No
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: No