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Gruen Pocket Watch Presented to Charles Lindbergh

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Identifier: 1927-044-0071

Title: Gruen Pocket Watch Presented to Charles Lindbergh

Description: This white gold pocket watch is one of the special Gruen 50th anniversary watches. Gruen made 600 - one to represent each month of their 50 years. This one is #53. It was presented to Charles Lindbergh at the American Embassy in London by Fritz Schaefer, Director of European Division of the Gruen Watchmakers Guild for the Gruen Watch Guild of Cincinnati. Many of these anniversary watches were used for presentation pieces to people line Gen. Pershing, Henry Ford, George Dealy, Howard Hughes, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Lindbergh.

Rights: UND

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Dates: 1927

Type(s): Watch, Pocket

Maker/Creator: Cincinnati Gruen Watch Co.

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