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Object ID 003131

Object Name Wittnauer Wrist-watch

Object Desc A wristwatch with a black leather strap.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002823

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Timepieces


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 3, Shelf 3

Object Date

Start Year Range 1920

End Year Range 1950

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords wristwatch,Wittnauer,watches,

Title Wittnauer Wristwatch

Description A wristwatch with black leather straps. The watch features Arabic numerals and a single-sunk metal dial for the seconds bit. The hands are a metallic blue. The metal around the face is silver colored.


Approx Collection Date

Height 0.41

Length 8.25

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 1

Circumference 3.14

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Wittnauer

Maker Details The company was founded in New York in 1885 by Albert Wittnauer, a Swiss immigrant. It was bought by Bulova in 2001. The company still exists today producing quality timepieces.

Maker Mark Wittnauer


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Image Caption CMY2823



Date MAR 21,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The hands on the watch have rusted so flakes of rust are in between the crystal and dial. The leather is worn and the metal is oxidizing. The metal plate on the back has scratches. The watch is not running.


Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 3 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin