15 Jewels

Watches by the South Bend Watch Company that have went through our hands.

All Jewel Counts

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1912 Grade 110

1912 South Bend Watch Grade 110 Front View on Wrist

Fancy dial with fancy hands -- my favorite type of South Bend pocket watch. The case is a pocket ...

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1906 Grade 280

1906 South Bend Watch Grade 280 Aaron Pursel South Bend Watch Company Dial

Occasionally, the South Bend watch company would swap "South Bend" on the dial for a jewelers nam...

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1911 Grade 110

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John bought this to see how we can convert 0s pocket watches to wrist watches. It appears to just...

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1906 Grade 280

1906 South Bend Watch Grade 280 Cracked and chipped dial

$600

Too many chips and cracks, but I can swap a new dial on this easily if you like the movement.

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1911 Grade 110

1911 South Bend Watch Grade 110 Fancy dial with subtle pink hue

John bought this for his wife. Eventually we'll find a 0s case and get this on her wrist. The sub...

1907 Grade 280

The Love

1907 South Bend Watch Grade 280 Proud new owner

This story has a lot of love in it. Literally. It starts in the 1930's when Stephen Love's gran...

1918 Grade 407

Wilk, the 2nd

1918 South Bend Watch Grade 407 IMG_8134.jpeg

Chris Wilkinson, owner of The Wilk, told me of this flat top 8 dial he's seen. He asked me to kee...

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1911 Grade 110

1911 South Bend Watch Grade 110 IMG_7569.jpeg

A tiny roman numeral 0s with the neat watchmaker's four. John hopes to convert this someday for h...

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1910 Grade 204

1910 South Bend Watch Grade 204 IMG_7491.jpeg

Needs service, but what a beautiful and unique dial. Once I get it running well I'll convert it t...

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1907 Grade 280

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$800

Rose gold case with Roman numerals. Freshly serviced. Fantastic runner  (+30 seconds a day). 

1907 Grade 280

The Kory

1907 South Bend Watch Grade 280 IMG_8049.jpeg

Kory toured the South Bend Watch Cave™ with Orlando. He founded Transformation Ministries, where ...

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1911 Grade 110

1911 South Bend Watch Grade 110 Simple black and white dial with thin hands

The back of the case doesn't want to stay shut. But still a neat dial and movement if we ever get...

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1906 Grade 280

1906 South Bend Watch Grade 280 IMG_7500.jpeg

Missing dial and hands. Hoping to get it fixed up for conversion someday.

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1907 Grade 331

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Opulent? Some would say so. But I think this is the best dial I’ve bought so far.  At 18s, it is...

1906 Grade 280

The Graham

1906 South Bend Watch Grade 280 IMG_3113.jpeg

Matt and I have known each other for a long time (22 years). I remember him explaining (in colle...

1910 Grade 204

The Todd

1910 South Bend Watch Grade 204 Todd Cramer

A few months ago Todd knew nothing about South Bend. He flew in to town to get to know the crew a...

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1906 Grade 280

1906 South Bend Watch Grade 280 Front of movement

Now missing dial and hands. Someday we'll get this fixed up and ready for a wrist.

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1909 Grade 280

1909 South Bend Watch Grade 280 Cracked and chipped fancy dial

Love this movement though the dial needs a swap and missing second hand. A good runner. 

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1911 Grade 204

1911 South Bend Watch Grade 204 The Front

Beautiful fancy dial with gold hands. Freshly serviced and keeping nearly perfect time. The movem...

1908 Grade 280

The Wilk

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From Ohio to South Bend, Chris followed the path of the South Bend watch company (just a hundred ...

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