This website is dedicated to Gruen watches. Gruen was once one of the most renowned brands in watchmaking in America. Although there are still modern battery operated Gruen watches for sale, most of the collectors prefer the vintage mechanical watches which were produced from until
This is a model Gruen Precision 21, dating to around This is one of the watches Gruen produced with an American made 21 jewel movement instead of using imported Swiss movements. This watch comes with an original vintage Gruen 21 watch box and a new leather watch band.
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Since yesterday was the 4th, we figured today would be a good day to briefly talk about an American brand that once was. A brand that, though one of the original American wristwatch companies, is not often talked about: Gruen. Unlike Hamilton, Bulova, Elgin, Waltham, etc… they simply are not as popular or sought after.
Gruen Watch Company. On June 12, Dietrich Gruen applied for a patent on an improved safety pinion, which was granted on December He was 27 years old.