Rare 16s 23J Elgin Veritas pocket watch c1910

Rare 16s 23J Elgin Veritas pocket watch c1910

Code: 4.8

£850.00 Approx $1169.19, €995.32, ¥7657.66
(1 in stock)

This pocket watch was made by the Elgin National Watch company and was on the nest quality watches they produced. Not only is it a 23 Jewel Railroad grade pocket watch it has a gilt hairspring

Movement – the top quality nickel ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement with a gold capped endstone, a gold capped lever, raised gold jewel settings, a gilt hairspring and is jeweled to the mainspring cover with a raised gold jewel setting there also. The movement is decorated with damascening and is signed “Veritas, Elgin, Ill, USA, 23 Jewels, Adj 5 positions” # 14231690. The movement is in 90% mint condition – some scratches on the case screws.

Case – the movement comes in a gold plated open face case, which has a screw off back and bezel. The case is decorated with floral engraving and engine turning. The case has milled sides and is in 90% mint condition – some small marks on the bezel

Dial – the white enamel dial is double sunk, has a full set of blue steel hands and is signed “Elgin”. The Montgomery style dial has continuous with a 6 in the sub seconds and is in 100% mint condition

The watch has a mineral glass

The watch measures 50mm wide x 13mm deep

The watch is stem wound / lever set