ELGIN  Watch Company



Sister Jacinta, a nun and nurse. Sister in charge at St. Vincent's Hospital [picture]





Nun's Nurse's Pendant Watch



These super simple and near austere but very functional timepieces were worn and used for measuring pulse by the Nurse Sisters that worked in hospitals, medical colleges, nursing schools, clinics, convents and missionary fields between the late 1800's through the 1950's.



Solid Sterling Silver Elgin Factory signed & Hallmarked Case. Reference #5916



American 6/0 Size Measuring 27.25mm (not counting the sleeve, stem, crown or bow) 



Matching New Old Stock (never used or worn) 24" Long Sterling Silver Curb Link Pendant Watch Chain



Elgin double factory signed 17 jewel, Caliber / Grade 630, Sunken compensated balance



Mint Condition Original Factory Dial with bold easy read black enameled Elgin logo, Star timed logo, Dura-Power Mainspring logo, Shockmaster logo and outer minute track. This scarce Nurses watch also features the rare Sweep Second hand for measuring pulse.



Why take a chance buying watches 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?  Buy direct from a Vintage & Classic timepiece specialist and play it SAFE!



CIRCA: 1940's-50's


Condition: 96-98%

Near MINT Overall Condition


$238. + S/H


Item # P3572-MNR





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