All American Made
All Original Elgin Hallmarked
movement is 17
Jewel, Caliber 555, "Dura-Power" Mainspring, Compensated sunken balance,
precision manual wind.
Elgin Factory Hallmarked
Curved all High Polished
10 Karat Yellow Gold Filled case, Ribbed or stepped bezel
with bold extended drop lugs. This timepiece measures
(not counting the stem &
crown) by 32.80mm
lug to lug.
unusual "1/2 & 1/2" dial
matte non-reflective cream color enameled background with black
enameled Elgin DeLuxe logo, Dura-Power emblem, subsidiary seconds register, outer minute track
and the "odd" hour markers. The "even" hour markers on the unusual
1/2 & 1/2 dial are applied Gold numbers.
This classic 1940's
timepiece has maintained its original compound curved cylinder
crystal. Upon close magnification, there are tiny crazing in the
crystal but we have priced this item accordingly. This vintage watch
also comes complete with a new padded & stitched black leather strap.
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from online auctions, 3rd parties, brokers or "middlemen" not knowing
for sure if the watch will be in proper running order when you get it?
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Average Overall Condition
Item # T4716-LMR