Gruen veri thin dating
Later, they would build their own movement factory in Switzerland. Pocket watches in the late 1800s were large and heavy.
Fred’s younger brother, George, joined as business manager and treasurer, and the company was moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, where it became the Gruen Watch Company.
Initially, Dietrich and Fred designed the watch movements in America and manufactured them in Germany.
However, the movement dates to perhaps earlier, when the brand was family-owned and American.
Measuring 32mm wide, the case is a reasonably slim 10mm thick, though perhaps not enough to merit calling it “very thin.” It still has a neat look and offers a way to get some interesting history onto your wrist.
While now a relatively obscure name, Gruen was once among a club of notable American watch makers.