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

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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...

Hunting with 7 jewels

1910 Grade 260

1910 South Bend Watch Grade 260 Simple Black and White Dial with neat hands

$700

Simple black and white dial with breguet numerals and interesting hands. Also a great runner. 

Hunting with 17 jewels

1906 Grade 290

1906 South Bend Watch Grade 290 Front in pocket watch case

$700

Fantastic shape and a great runner. This simple black and white dial with bold numerals is timele...

Hunting with 15 jewels

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.

Hunting with 15 jewels

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. 

Hunting with 15 jewels

1906 Grade 280

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

Openface with 19 jewels

1920 Grade 429

1920 South Bend Watch Grade 429 Front View

This is a gorgeous conversion completed by my new friends at Vortic. They loved how passionate I ...

Hunting with 15 jewels

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...

1908 Grade 290

The Orlando

1908 South Bend Watch Grade 290 Orlando and his classy 1908 roman numeral

Orlando Mendez stumbled on us and became obsessed. He devoured our Instagram and reached out vi...

Hunting with 15 jewels

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.

Openface with 19 jewels

1914 Grade 429

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Vibrant and gorgeous gold dial on this 12s. John's kept it as a pocket watch for his personal col...

Hunting with 15 jewels

1907 Grade 280

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$800

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

1918 Grade 407

Wilk, the 2nd

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

Hunting with 17 jewels

1907 Grade 290

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Chipped and cracked dial. Someday we'll get this fixed up and ready for a wrist.

Openface with 21 jewels

1926 Grade

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Another 12s in John's personal collection. Big fans of the numerals and hands on this one.

Hunting with 17 jewels

1908 Grade 298

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Montgomery dial but instead of red at 5 minute markers it uses black. The weird thing is that the...

Hunting with 17 jewels

1908 Grade 290

1908 South Bend Watch Grade 290 Simple white, black and red dial with a scripty South Bend

This is a great runner and ready to be converted to a wrist watch. 

Openface with 21 jewels

1926 Grade

1926 South Bend Watch Front View

Winds and runs great. Heavily modded stunner. This is definitely a custom dial by whoever convert...

1907 Grade 280

The Kory

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

Hunting with 17 jewels

1905 Grade 290

1905 South Bend Watch Grade 290 Chipped dial

Chipped dial that will need swapped. Someday we'll get this fixed up and ready for a wrist.

Openface with 19 jewels

1921 Grade 429

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Breguet hands. Gold numerals. Just gorgeous. John will be keeping this in his personal collection...

Hunting with 7 jewels

1906 Grade 260

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Use to be a fancy dial but I swapped to a simple and clean white with large bold numerals. Missin...

Hunting with 17 jewels

1904 Grade 340

Bought from studebakertoys.com. Sold it as I have no use for 18s currently. Unsure who owns it now.

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