Rated as "Sparse" and
carries a 2 Star scarcity rating in the annual collectors book meaning
that less than 1000 were produced.
Out of that already super low
quantity, through the last 110-115 years of normal attrition,
approximately 90 to 120 are know to exist. To compound the greater
rarity of this particular watch, it is a "private label" for "Ed.
Buchholdt and is also a much more scarce & rare "display back" model!
100% All Original
All American Made
The case is an American 12 size & measures
(not counting the sleeve,
stem, crown or bow)
Watch Co. watches were a "private label" company contracted by
Montgomery Ward and produced by the Illinois
timepiece is powered by an all original factory signed Washington
Watch Co. Senate, 12 Size, 17 Jewels, Complete Gold Center
Wheel, Micrometer Regulator, Double Roller, Adjusted to
(3 +H&C), 3/4 Nickel Plates Movement,
Stem wind & Stem
Near MINT Condition original
double sunk porcelain factory dial.
(at 1800% digital zoom magnification, the tiny invisible hairline @
12:00 MIGHT be seen but can not be seen with the naked eye.
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from online auctions, 3rd parties, brokers or "middlemen" not knowing
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it? Buy direct from a Vintage & Classic timepiece specialist and play
Excellent Overall Condition
This is as stated RARE &
SCARCE! If you might desire less scarce & less expensive watches,,, we
have those in stock as well
Item # P3861-COF