In order for a watch to be considered "antique," it must be at least 100 years old.
The first wristwatch made in the 1920s was designed for soldiers of the Second World War.
Waterbury flourished and sank during the Great Depression, and in 1930, a partnership with Walt Disney put them back on the map when the Mickey Mouse watch was born.
The number one most important thing you should do before buying is your homework; research the watch and check out the markings and numbers you find.
Serial numbers appeared on Timex watches beginning in 1963.
Even though value of a vintage Timex does not tip the scale, you still may find people who misrepresent items they sell.