ART DECO Elgin 19 Jewel pocket watch c1939

ART DECO Elgin 19 Jewel pocket watch c1939

Code: 4.122


This is pocket watch is by the Elgin Nat’l Watch Co, USA

Movement – the high grade nickel bridge movement has a lever escapement with a micrometer regulator and is decorated with damascening. The movement is signed “Elgin Nat’l Watch Co, 19 Jewels, Adjusted 3 positions” # 38411790. The movement has a gold centre wheel and is in 99% mint condition – near perfect condition

Case – the movement comes in a 10K Gold filled Illinois open face case, which has a snap on back and front. The inner case is engraved “MBH to HHH, 6.4.41

The stylish Art deco case has a hinged triangular bow which is in line with the pronounced upper part of the case and so looks like a continuation of the case. The rest of the case has as engraved line pattern around the bow to enhance the geo symmetry and there is a smooth plain finish on the rest of the case. The case is in 95% mint condition – superb condition

Dial – the pink metal dial has stylish blue steel hands and is signed “Elgin De Luxe”. The dial is in 99% mint condition – Superb condition

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 45mm wide x 8mm deep

The watch is stem wound / stem set