(Early Forerunner to American Waltham Watch Company, and the Waltham Watch Company)



Genuine Civil War Era Timepiece!!



Model 1857


"P.S. Bartlett" Grade


Massive Factory Original Heavy Solid Silver quad offset hinged Hunter Case with 3 time Factory Stamped Matching Case Numbers. This is the SUPER scarce Original American Eagle  Hallmarked Hunter Case that is so hard to find!! This outstanding case still has its original intricate Engine Turned engraving & blank initial shields on both the front & back covers. 


These Model 1857 Key Wind watches that are still cased in their original American Eagle cases are EXTREMELY scarce, and more than 2 1/2 - 3 times the rarity & value of comparable American Watch Company Civil War timepieces!!!


Key Wind & Key Set


All American Made


100% All Original


Full American 18 Size, or 54.55mm

Not Measuring the Sleeve, Stem, push button or Bow.


All Original Waltham & P.S. Bartlett, Waltham Mass. Factory Signed & Hallmarked 15 Jewel (High Grade of its day), Full Gold Gilt plates & extremely fancy hand engraved Balance Cock, Compensated Bi-Metallic Balance Wheel with Gold timing screws,  EXTREMELY hard to find genuine Civil War era Model 1857, Key Wind - Key Set Movement. Serial # 160,862.


Excellent Condition 100% All Original American Watch Company single sunk porcelain dial This original dial is in SUPER shape with only an (invisible to the naked eye) tiny hairline below the subsidiary register.


Complete with New Old Stock, Never Used Matching New Old Stock Solid Nickel Pocket Watch Chain and the proper size Pocket Watch Key.


We just did an Internet search and discovered other website sellers offering Original Silver Case Civil War watches. We found a couple with the super rare original American Watch Company Silver Hunter Case with the American Eagle Hallmark. They were priced at $1595 and $1995 respectively. Buy from a 100% full-time vintage watch specialist. Buy in confidence and SAVE at the same time!!


CIRCA: 1865



Excellent  Overall Condition!!


$688. + S/H


Item # P4257-DER







Over the past 40 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. 


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