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

Attention Civil War re enactors, Americana collectors, History buffs & Watch collectors!!!


Genuine Civil War Era Timepiece!!



Model 1857


"P.S. Bartlett" Grade


Original Factory Hallmarked American Watch Company Heavy Solid Silver quad offset hinged Hunter Case with 3 time Factory Stamped Matching Case Numbers. This is the SUPER scarce Original Factory Hallmarked American Watch Company Silver  Hunter Case that is extremely hard to find because most of these have worn out over the past 150 years!! This outstanding case still has its original hand 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 54.80mm

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 # 184,221 dates this watch to 1864.


MINT Condition 100% All Original American Watch Company porcelain dial Finding an original dial in this MINT condition is nearly impossible!!!


Complete with New Old Stock, Never Used Matching 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 Watch Company Hallmark. They were priced at $1595 and $1995 respectively. Buy from a 100% full-time vintage watch specialist. Buy in confidence and SAVE tons of money at the same time!!


CIRCA: 1864



Excellent  Overall Condition!!


$588. + S/H


Item # P4554-LEF







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