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Auctioneer Sohn & Associates, Ltd 812-467-0227
Auction Date Apr 01 Auction
4600 O'hara Dr.
Evansville, IN
Time 09:00AM
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Huge Two Saturday Public Auction

Saturday, April 1st & Saturday, April 8th at 9:00am (Each Day)

Fantastic Collection of Pocket & Wrist Watches – Watch Parts & Some Watch Tools

This auction features the lifetime collection of John “Pat” Decker of Princeton, Indiana

Pocket Watches: Over a 1,000 including Hamilton, Illinois, Rockford, South Bend, Ball, Howard, Waltham, Hampden, Elgin, New Haven, Studebaker, Longines, Burlington, Omega, Wittnauer, Seth Thomas, New York Standard, US Watch Co., Plymouth, Ingersoll, Trenton Ingersoll, Ingraham, Westclox, Keystone, Knickerbocker, Solar, Armitron, Elite, Cornell, Tavannes, Garnsey’s, Pearson, Crescent Premier, Aurora, Delta, Tobias, Seikosha, a Patek Phillippe (low grade) Non-Magnetic Watch Co.; There are a large number of Railroad Standard and Approved Pocket Watches; Names include Appleton Tracy, P.S Bartlett, Vanguard, Father Time, BW Raymond, Wheeler, Bunn, Bunn Special including 60 hour, Sangamo, A. Lincoln, Molly Stark, Premier, Seaside, Currier; Maiden Lane, J. Hurley, Railway King, Time King, Premier, Garfield, Crescent, Sterling, Kirby, Garfield, North American Railway, Erie Railroad Alaska, Santa Fe Railroad; Many are Hunting Case Watches, Numerous Keywinds and Coin Silver Cases.

Wrist Watches: Over 500 including Bulova, Accutron, Frenca, Kingstone, Illinois, Hamilton, Gruen, Helbros, Hampden, Elgin, Lord Elgin, Seiko, Timex, Waltham, Lorus, Citizens, Geneva, Omega, Tissot, Jurgensen, Marvin, Mido, Movado, Jaeger, Le Coultre, Paul Breguette, Ariston, Croton, Vulcan, Mortima, Signal, Wyler, Seeland, Girard Perregaux, Signal, Dout, Character; a 18K gold watch with a Patek Phillips dial and a Glycine Movement.

Uncatalogued Items: A huge number of Pocket and Wrist Watches, hundreds of movements; hundreds of dials, a huge lot of parts; some watch makers tools; numerous watch display carrying cases and several storage cabinets

Sale Order: Uncatalogued items will sell from 9am to 10:30 on each Saturday, catalog items begin at 10:30 on each Saturday.

Preview: Friday, March 31st from 12-7pm and Friday April 7th from 12-7. Special previews at other times can be arranged by calling the auction company.

Online & Absentee Bidding: If you cannot make it to bid live in Evansville, you may leave pre-bids or bid live online at Please note online terms before bidding.  We also gladly accept absentee and phone bids!


Onsite Terms: Cash, check or debit/credit card on day of auction.  A 3% buyer’s premium will be charged, with a 3% discount for payment by cash or check.  All sales are subject to a 7% Indiana sales tax. For checks written in the amount of $1,000 or more, a $500 credit card authorization will be required.


Auctioneers: Don Sohn #AU01000328, Trent Sohn #AU19700067, Doug Emig #AU10700088, AC#30000226 

Auctioneer License Information: AU19700067

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