Cretets Wristwatch

Description
This mechanical wristwatch has a nickel Swiss-made movement housed in a case marked: “Illinois Watch Case Co., Elgin, Warranted 25 years, 3897189." Stem wind and set at 12.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
watch
date made
ca 1915
maker, case
Illinois Watch Co.
Physical Description
leather (watch wrist strap material)
metal (watch wrist strap material)
metal, gold (watch case material)
metal, nickel (watch movement material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 7/8 in x 2 in; 6.985 cm x 2.2225 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
Schweiz
ID Number
ME*317223
catalog number
317223
accession number
230383
subject
Measuring & Mapping
Timekeeping
See more items in
Work and Industry: Mechanisms
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
W. Carl Wyatt Estate

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.