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Recent comments131757 of 132187Black light case.  Fun,Fun,Fun.dont know what it is it says england on the bottom and some kind of mark with a circle and in the center
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Posted 7 years ago


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This watch was with a bunch of other watches from my grandfather.
on face it say Gruen Curvex , also has blue numbers on glass that says Esso.
Im new to this whole looking up items!! Thanks for your help

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  1. brunorob brunorob, 7 years ago
    I believe what you have is a 1937 Gruen Curvex Ristside. The model is a Admiral.
    I have this watch in my collection. You can see this watch on my web page The watch is valued between 1500.00 to 2000.00 dollars.
  2. cherimsmith cherimsmith, 7 years ago
    Wow, good thing I put it up here. I have a ton of differnt watches from a box that was found of my grandfathers thing. It was given to me labled "junk"
  3. cherimsmith cherimsmith, 7 years ago
    Mine does not have a leather band. It has a metel/gold band.Did they make them that way or with the leather band. And how much do you think they were back in 1937? Just wondering how much my grandfather would have payed for something like this. I will have to get it cleaned up and stored properly!!!
  4. brunorob brunorob, 7 years ago
    I think the watch was sold with a metal bracelet, It sold for 50.00 dollars back then. Quite a bit of money back in the 30's. follow this link to see a vintage ad for the watch. The watch at this link is a ristside but a different model.

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