Fancy cased Elgin pocket watch c1931

Fancy cased Elgin pocket watch c1931

Code: 4.249

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This is an American pocket watch made by Elgin. It is known as a dress watch as it was designed to be slimmer and lighter; ideal for waist coats  / vests made of lighter material, which became fashionable in the interwar years.

Movement – the nickel ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and is decorated with damascening and is signed “Elgin Nat’l Watch Co, USA, 15 Jewels” 33125827. The movement is in 90% mint condition – light marks only.

Case – the movement comes in a gold plated open face case, which has a screw on back and bezel. The case is decorated with engraved flowers, with a small monogram in the centre. The case is in 95% mint condition

Dial – the white enamel dal has a full set of blue steel hands, is signed “Elgin” and is in 95% mint condition

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 48mm wide x 10mm deep

The watch is stem wound / stem set