Stylish 17 Jewel Elgin Wrist Watch c1950
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About this item
This watch is sold in our Watches for restoration section and does not come with a warranty. If you are looking for watch with a full warranty, please go to our Stock page or ask for assistance to find what you are looking for
This wrist watch is running but due to the wear on the case, I have not had it serviced; instead I am listing it at a cheap realistic price but please note it does not come with a warranty
This is an American wristwatch from the 1950s. Please note that this watch is much smaller than watches made today.
Movement – the nickel ¾ plate movement has a lever escapement and is signed “Elgin 682-USA, 17 Jewels, I786331”. The movement is in 95% mint condition
Case – the movement comes in a two piece 10K Gold plated bezel with a metal back, which is signed “Elgin”. The case has curved lugs with a curved glass. The case is in 80% mint condition – on each lug there are small amounts of metal coming through on the high points – this is reflected in the price
Dial – the satin finish metal dial has gilt hands and is signed “Elgin”. The dial is in 99% mint condition.
The watch measures 34mm from lug to lug x 23mm wide and is 8mm deep including the crystal.
The watch comes with a curved synthetic crystal
The watch comes with a modern leather strap
Mid 20th Century