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About The 1916 Company

The 1916 Company is more than just a destination for luxury timepieces and fine jewelry; it's a testament to the enduring legacy of craftsmanship and community. Born from the merging of WatchBox, Govberg, Radcliffe, and Hyde Park Jewelers, we're committed to setting a new standard for collectors worldwide.

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Why Choose The 1916 Company?

As watch enthusiasts and experts ourselves, we are committed to the integrity and innovation of the luxury watch industry—which is why we invest in our processes, services, and team.

Unrivaled Selection

Discover our meticulously curated selection of timepieces and jewelry, representing the most respected brands in the industry. With over 20 boutiques and Collector’s Lounges in key markets worldwide, we offer a diverse range of luxury watches and exquisite jewelry pieces, tailored to the discerning collector's taste.

Guaranteed Authenticity

Every piece in our collection undergoes rigorous evaluation and authentication processes, ensuring that each item meets the highest standards of authenticity and quality. Backed by our commitment to integrity and transparency, we provide peace of mind to collectors and enthusiasts alike.

Superior Service

Our team of Swiss-trained watchmakers, technicians, and refinishers uphold the highest standards of craftsmanship and service. From routine maintenance to intricate repairs, we offer comprehensive watchmaking and refinishing services with factory-sourced parts, preserving the integrity and value of every timepiece.

Rolex Certified Pre-Owned

The 1916 Company is proudly part of the Rolex Certified Pre-Owned Program. Through the Rolex Certified Pre-Owned Program, we offer a curated selection of collectable Rolex timepieces. Each Rolex watch has undergone a meticulous evaluation, authentication, and restoration process and are backed by a comprehensive warranty.


Meet Our Team

At The 1916 Company, our team of passionate enthusiasts and collectors are dedicated to providing personalized service and expertise. With a deep understanding of the industry and a commitment to excellence, we're here to assist you at every step of your collecting journey.

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Our Global Footprint

Spanning across continents, The 1916 Company boasts a global presence with boutiques, showrooms, and Collector’s Lounges in key markets worldwide. From Philadelphia to Dubai, our network of locations offers collectors a truly immersive and personalized experience. Discover our curated selection of luxury watches and fine jewelry, tailored to your unique style and preferences.

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Join Our Team

Are you a watch enthusiast? We’re searching for ambitious, forward-thinking individuals to join our dynamic team of advisors, watchmakers, storytellers, marketers, data scientists, and technologists. Partner with us as we continue to transform the industry.

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Get In Touch

Are you a watch or jewelry enthusiast looking to join a dynamic and forward-thinking team? At The 1916 Company, we're always on the lookout for passionate individuals to join us in shaping the future of our industry. Explore career opportunities and become part of our global community.

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