For 46 years now our Wholesale, Retail, E-Commerce website and Live Direct Consumer Television shows have been fortunate to be front runners in the national and international antique timepiece business. Maintaining honest and ethical business practices for decades has its own reward. However, another huge benefit was that we recently were very blessed to have first opportunity to acquire some aggressively sought after World Class antique timepieces. This is a collection of extremely collectible, rare, scare, unique, unusual, and EXTRA-FINE heavily sought after timepieces. We are now adding them & posting them to our website. Many of these have already sold extremely fast! These truly are & will  be OUTSTANDING

World Class & Beautiful timepieces. Rest assured that we will still be selling our normal high end, average and very affordable budget priced antique watches as well. However, for the select few that are knowledgeable of,,, can appreciate the rarity of,,, and can afford some of the most rare, the finest condition and most sought after vintages World Class timepieces,,, we (while they last) can supply you with true Museum Pieces!!!!

American Watch Co.

(Forerunner of Waltham)


"P. S. Bartlett"



Extremely Rare Civil War Watch! This Museum Grade Timepiece is shown in the collectors guides as a "3 Star" timepiece meaning that fewer than 350 exist in the world. Out of this tiny number, only a handful are still in this MINT condition!!!   


Heavy Gauge Solid 18 Karat Gold & Enameled Hunter Case


It is an absolute MIRACLE that this watch has lasted nearly 150 years and is still in this STUNNING Museum Quality condition!!!


Key-Wind and Key-Set from the Rear


Factory Hallmarked Engraved "Patented November 30, 1858"


Gentleman's "Dress" American 10 Size, or 44.40.millimeter

not measuring the case "Top-Knot" Ball, Bail or Bow. This beautiful triple offset hinged Hunter Case is a true work of art. There is intricate engine turning, beautiful deep hand engraving and black inlaid enameling on both sides of this magnificent timepiece.

The front side of the case

features a still blank initial shield while the back boasts a diamond cut & enameled American Star. Even the inside of the front c over is a work of art! It features an inner circle of "basket weave" pattern and contracting outer wide ring of "chevron weave" pattern. 


The movement is an all original, fully jeweled (7 Jewels) Solid Gold balance wheel, 3/4 Gold Gilt plate, "P.S. Bartlett" model, "Patented November 30, 1858, key wind and key set from the rear movement.


All original gorgeous American Watch Company Porcelain single sunk dial. It is nearly impossible to think this watch is almost 150 years old, and is still in this near MINT condition!



Boomertime will NOT be liable or responsible for mis-treatment or abuse! This is a true piece of American history. This watch should not be carried around carelessly as an everyday timepiece.

This watch has lasted in OUTSTANDING condition for nearly 150 years, and is in PERFECT working order!


Why take a chance buying watches from online auctions, 3rd parties, brokers or "middlemen" not knowing for sure if the watch will be in proper running order when you get it?  Buy direct from a Vintage & Classic timepiece specialist and play it SAFE!





Near Mint Overall Condition!!


$1778. 00 + S/H




Item # P2985-COFR








Over the past 46 years of business we have always taken pride that we strive for our clients and customers satisfaction. If you are not pleased with your Boomertime purchase immediately upon opening your order, simply re-seal the package exactly as it was shipped to you, with the merchandise in exactly the same condition as when we sent it out, and we will offer you a no hassle exchange or refund. Our customer friendly policies are why we have such a HIGH degree of happy return customers. 


The image on this page is of the actual watch for sale. It is not a stock photo of a similar item or a 2nd generation Photograph. If you have any questions about this watch, or, do not find the particular watch you are looking for, please don't hesitate to call us at:

812-278-3180 during our full time shop hours Monday - Friday from 10:00am - 4:00pm Eastern Time. Please note we close for our lunch hour daily.




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