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1920s Gruen Guild Gold Filled and Sterling Silver Wristwatch

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A 1920s Gruen Guild gold filled and sterling silver wristwatch. A classic style watch with a Calibre 179 movement that was introduced in 1925 and a Wadsworth case that was manufactured in 1926. The gold-filled case holds a silvered dial with bold Arabic numbers, sword style hands and a running seconds subdial. This vintage watch also features a sterling silver chain bracelet with a jewelry clasp.

Brand: Gruen
Style: Vintage
Type: Wristwatch
Model Name: Guild
Serial Number: 247491179
Bezel Material: Gold Filled
Case Material: Gold Filled
Caseback Material: Gold Filled
Movement: Signed Gruen Guild, 15 Jewels
Estimated Production Year: Circa 1920
Markings to Inside: Gruen 14K Gold Reinforced with metal, Wadsworth, 5158429, 179, 27
Functions: Subdial
Clasp Style: Jewelry Clasp
Bracelet/Fob Material: Sterling Silver
Bracelet/Fob Style: Curb
Bracelet/Fob Length: 6.75"
Watchmaker Code: CINCMEW
  • Timekeeping accuracy not guaranteed.
  • This item has been evaluated and verified by an independent Certified Master Electronic Watchmaker.
  • EBTH assumes all watches unisex and does not specify the gender of a piece. For size reference, please see the case measurements of the piece listed under Dimensions.
    Standard women’s sizes run between 26mm and 38mm.
    Standard men’s sizes run between 38mm and 50mm.
  • All diamond and gemstone grading is done under GIA standards as the mounting permits, where gemstones are present; where mountings impede accurate measurements, (estimated) dimensions are provided. All weights and measurements are estimated and approximate; where mountings impede accurate measurements, a calculated estimate is provided. Industry standard and accepted treatments for gemstones are assumed unless otherwise noted.
  • Secondhand jewelry may contain minor markings/imperfections throughout.


- running at time of evaluation without detailed testing, future state not guaranteed.
- caliber 179 movement introduced in 1925.
- wadsworth case #5158429 manufactured in 1926.
- the crown is worn.
- the crystal is scratched and yellowed.
- includes box and factory guarantee paper.


- lug to lug measurement is 28.00 mm.
- case to case measurement is 24.00 mm.

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