Object ID 003131
Object Name Wittnauer Wrist-watch
Object Desc A wristwatch with a black leather strap.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY002823
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 3, Shelf 3
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Place of Origin
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
Date MAR 21,2015
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