"literally" goes around the globe searching for Cool Vintage, Rare &
Collectible timepieces! Scarce timepiece! We were only able to find 1
other vintage original Big Boy watch on the entire Internet, and that
watch was not even in the United States!!!
NEW OLD STOCK
In 1936, Bob Wian sold his
prized DeSoto Roadster to purchase a small hamburger stand in Glendale,
California. He named it Bob's Pantry.
One night in 1937, a regular
customer requested something different for a change. Bob went to work
and the first double-decker hamburger was born.
Customers couldn't get enough of
Bob's new creation. One fan in particular was a chubby six-year-old boy
in droopy overalls.
He would often help Bob sweep up
in exchange for a free burger. In honor of his young friend, Wian
decided to name the better burger the Big Boy®. Another regular
customer, a movie studio animator, sketched the now famous character on
The rest is history.
The round case features MINT condition smooth
gleaming high polished chrome top, bezel, sides and lugs. The case back is
sand marked finish. The case measures 34.00mm in diameter
(not counting stem & crown) by
40.60mm lug to lug and is a full adult size that would be great for a man or woman.
It is powered by a quality Swiss made
Jeweled mechanical wind-up movement.
This Classic timepiece
comes with its original unworn
suede strap AND a new Genuine Lizard strap should you choose to wear the
watch. This would be your choice,,,,, HOWEVER,,, to maintain the highest
possible collectors value, we recommend that the watch be MINT &
"un-worn" the very way that it has been for over the past 50
years! It has been serviced & running fine!!
CIRCA: 1960's 70's
New Old Stock
Still in the box with
This Classic advertising Character watch is shown in the detailed
Character Watch reference book of Hy Brown & Nancy Thomas "Comic
Character Timepieces" priced at $300-$500. And that was in 1992!!