Rare & Scarce
Pocket Watch, still in the
Gruen Watch Box with chain!!!
Originally built by Gruen
to commemorate their 50th Anniversary 1874-1924. This very special watch
originally retailed for $500 way back in 1924!!
(see the original 1924 ad above.
These Solid Platinum first issue Gruen Pentagon 50th Anniversary watches
are now retailing from $15,000-$20,000!!)
Pentagon case design was Patented & Copyrighted by Gruen. Only 600 were made,
(one for each month that the Gruen Company
had been in existence)
Very -Very few people
could ever afford the 1924 $500 purchase price. However, due to the
overwhelming desire to own one of these rare Pentagon Anniversary
watches, a limited number were built in metals other than Platinum using
the original patented and copyrighted case dyes.
Mechanical High Quality
17 Jewel, 3/4 Nickel Plate, Bridge
Regulator, Suspended & Compensated Balance Assembly, stem wind & stem
Special patented and
copyrighted Pentagon signed & hallmarked case contracted by the
Wadsworth Case Company,
14 Karat White Gold reinforced with metal, American 10 size or 45.00mm in diameter
(not measuring the stem,
sleeve, crown or bow)
The case is in such pristine condition that it still has 99% of
its original soft satin sand marks on the case back with hand engraved
case edge and front & rear bezels
100% original single sunk
Art Deco dial
features Black enameled
Art Deco Arabic hour numbers, the Gruen logo, the outer minute track & the subsidiary seconds register are all trimmed in black enamel.
Complete with matching New
Old Stock Art Deco Sterling Silver Chain
Near MINT Overall
Item # P3902-FOF