Vintage Elgin pocket watch c1918

Vintage Elgin pocket watch c1918

Code: 4.250

£195.00 Approx $252.26, €215.71, ¥1695.65
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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 a micrometer regulator. The movement is decorated with damascening and is signed “Elgin Nat’l Watch Co, USA, 17 Jewels, Adjustments” 21827106 The movement is in 95% mint condition

Case – the movement came in a gold filled open face case, which has a hinged back, a hinged inner and snap on bezel. The inner cover is signed “Elgin,” and has a vacant crest for an inscription. The back of the case has a smooth plain finish and is in 95% mint condition – light marks only

Dial – the silvered dial has a full set of blue steel hands, is signed ”Elgin” and is in 95% mint condition – light marks

The watch has a plastic glass

The watch measures 45mm wide x 10mm deep

The watch is stem wound / stem set