American Colonial Pocket Watches

American signed watches dating prior to the Treaty of Paris of 1783 that ended the Revolutionary War, true colonial examples, are rare. Seven are displayed below including the earliest known, an amazing silver sun & moon automation dial watch by New York clock and watchmaker, John Wright. Be sure to check-out colonial watchmaking advertisements.

Oldest Pocket Watch

Circa 1715

Stretch Pocket Watch

Circa 1735

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