South Bend 16s 19J, circa 1914
Model 2, 219 Grade, Adjusted 4 Pos, OF
Pendant Set, Stem Wind
South Bend Marked Gold Filled Case
Dial: Original "South
Bend" marked porcelain dial is in excellent shape! There are
no hairlines or cracks visible to the naked eye. There are minor
scratches visible upon close inspection, but still shows great!
You would be hard pressed to find a South Bend dial in better shape
than this one! Deep blue hands all appear to be original, and in
Movement: This 19J watch
has been professionally cleaned, oiled and adjusted, and is keeping
great time. It is marked "219" and "Adjusted Temp
Case: Original gold filled
case is marked Panama and South Bend. Both bezels unscrew and rethread
as they should. Case back has a design that is worn, but there is
very very minor brass showing through, visible only to the trained
eye! The original bow seems a bit worn, but is secure. This case
is in real good shape!
Crystal: Recently fitted
with a new old stock thick glass crystal. Shows perfect!
This is an EXCELLENT example
of an Original South Bend watch. With a total production of around
850,000 watches, South Bends are a lot less common than Elgins (55,000,000+)
and Walthams (35,000,000). Don't miss your chance to add this high
grade South Bend to your collection!