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The 1916 Company merges WatchBox, Govberg, Radcliffe, and Hyde Park for a new era in watches and jewelry.

Beyond timepieces, we're weaving a community of luxury and legacy.

Beyond timepieces, we're weaving a community of luxury and legacy.

Welcome to the Collector’s Circle

Curated and Collectible

Explore our meticulously curated selection of new and collectible pre-owned timepieces and fine jewelry.

A Global Footprint

Our network includes more than 20 boutiques, salons, and Collector’s Lounges worldwide, with welcoming, personalized service and a welcoming approach.

Expert Service + Care

Our Swiss-trained watchmakers are dedicated to mechanical and aesthetic excellence, resulting in superior standards of service and care.

Endless Discovery

From events and shared experiences to captivating content, The 1916 Company fosters a culture of discovery and horological fascination.

Welcome to the Collector’s Circle

Curated and Collectible

A Global Footprint

Expert Service + Care

Endless Discovery

Collector Conversations: Styling Watches with Pieces from Daniel Roth, Seiko, and More with Tanmay

Collector Conversations: Styling Watches with Pieces from Daniel Roth, Seiko, and More with Tanmay

The 1916 Company, Leader in Collectible Watches and Fine Jewelry, Announces Roadmap for Continued Growth

The 1916 Company, launched in late 2023 by merging WatchBox, Govberg, Radcliffe, and Hyde Park Jewelers under one unified brand, today announced new physical and digital locations and appointments within its leadership team. With this announcement, Justin Reis becomes Chairman and John Shmerler assumes the Chief Executive role to lead the company through its next chapter. Danny Govberg will continue in a day-to-day role working on the vision and strategy for The 1916 Company. The 1916 Company unites WatchBox, the international leader in collectible pre-owned watches, with three prominent U.S. retailers, each a leader in new watches as authorized dealers for the most respected watch brands, alongside classic and contemporary jewelry collections. The 1916 Company represents a vision for the future of watch and jewelry collecting, bringing this complete offering to all clients and collectors worldwide with an emphasis on a connected global community, shared experiences, education, and access to the most extraordinary inventory.

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The 1916 Company, Leader in Collectible Watches and Fine Jewelry, Announces Roadmap for Continued Growth

The 1916 Company, launched in late 2023 by merging WatchBox, Govberg, Radcliffe, and Hyde Park Jewelers under one unified brand, today announced new physical and digital locations and appointments within its leadership team. With this announcement, Justin Reis becomes Chairman and John Shmerler assumes the Chief Executive role to lead the company through its next chapter. Danny Govberg will continue in a day-to-day role working on the vision and strategy for The 1916 Company. The 1916 Company unites WatchBox, the international leader in collectible pre-owned watches, with three prominent U.S. retailers, each a leader in new watches as authorized dealers for the most respected watch brands, alongside classic and contemporary jewelry collections. The 1916 Company represents a vision for the future of watch and jewelry collecting, bringing this complete offering to all clients and collectors worldwide with an emphasis on a connected global community, shared experiences, education, and access to the most extraordinary inventory.