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1941-45 Plaskon box in black and gold [message #18647] Sat, 09 September 2023 15:52
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Black and Gold presentation case for woman's watch.

Period: 1941-45 (-ish)
Watch type: Verithin
Size: women’s wristwatch
Inventor: ??
Patents: ??

Box maker: likely Rathbun

This thread started by Case, is the prime source of information for this one:

Black and Gold woman's presentation case from 1945, per the papers that came with it. The papers, shown here, are copyrighted 1941.

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Of note, and I owe the credit to Cary for these observations: The cream and red are far more common. He suggested that the black boxes, which are not as commonly seen were for solid gold models.

Lastly... I don't collect boxes or generally go out of my way to pick them up. I specifically got this one for the papers.


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