"Wig-wag" self winding wristwatch

Made:
1931
Wig-wag' self winding wristwatch, patented in 1931. Employs 'roller winding' in which the entire movement slides back

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Wig-wag' self winding wristwatch, patented in 1931. Employs 'roller winding' in which the entire movement slides back
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"Wig-wag" self winding wristwatch, patented in 1931. Employs 'roller winding' in which the entire movement slides back and forth to wind the watch. Serial number 1743691; patent number D.R.P. 529785. Case hallmarked for 1931.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1983-601
type:
wrist-watch
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • watch
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
  • watch
credit:
Sotheby Parke Bernet and Co