HAMPDEN Pre-BALL pattern 17j Archie Tegtmeyer 1892
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The Watch Company
P.O. Box 3340
Santa Monica, Ca. 90408
|HAMPDEN Pre-BALL pattern 17j Archie Tegtmeyer 1892. Arechie Tegtmeyer, dean of Milwaukee Jewelrs. Extremely rare Private Label Hampdenh using a pre-Ball circular pattern; Cleveland, Ohio. Archie Tegtmeyer Jewelers in Milwaukee was just in business for five years when he contracted with Ball to create this watch for his operation on 344 Grove St. in Milwaukee (Now 6th Street). See the image provided of this store taken in 1916. Moved to 401 Grand in 1935. See the image of Archie taken in his office in 1942. Clean, running, extremely collectible, and still accurate. THIS IS A FINE COLLECTIBLE. DON'T INVEST IN THE STOCK MARKET. BUY SOMETHING PROVEN IN TIME. DIAL: Double sunken white porcelain signed: “Archie Tegtmeyer” in fine script. This is a mint original dial and has the original flour-De-Lee fancy black hands. MOVEMENT: 18 size, hunting model, lever set, “ADJUSTED”, “17 Jewels”, circular (unique to Ball) nickel patterns, “ARCHIE TEGTMEYER”, #1,029,085. Like new, free of scratches, imperfection, or distraction. CASE: Swing out screw off bezel all nickel salesman’s display with beveled glass on both sides for easy viewing of this rare watch and movement. NOTE: Please view our return policy for exchanges and returns. We have been selling vintage watches on E-Bay since 1998 as watchco1974 with 2000 positive Feedbacks, 99.8% positive. You can buy from us with confidence. OTHER NICE FEATURES: We accept credit card payments through paypal.com; our paypal I.D. is firstname.lastname@example.org. We will ship immediately upon receipt. We also accept Personal Check, Cashiers Check, wire transfer. We prefer shipping Priority mail domestically and overseas privately fully insured with a valid tracking No.|