Retro Wristwatch by C, D. Peacock
C.D. Peacock, a fine and collected early 20th century watch company has made this ladies wristwatch which has a strong retro, Art Moderne, design. There are 18 natural French cut sapphires, probably unheated Burma stones, as evident of their fine vivd blue color. The watch is by an old European company, Cressarow is the mark of 'Henry Blank & Co'. Interestingly he was a Titanic survivor! Cressarow was a jeweler and an agent of C.H. Meylan, A.R & J.E. Meylan and IWC Swiss watches in the US from 1912 to 1959, casing the movements and marking them Cressarow Watch Co. During this time, Cressarow was one of the largest and most successful jewelry firms in the USA. The band is new with gold plated clasp and fittings. This watch has recently been serviced and is in good condition. The top of the watch is 1.5 inches long. In fine condition, this vintage mechanical watch is wearable, distinctive and easy to read the time.