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WNS-MCTY-3030 - Elgin - De Luxe - Box and Tags - NOS Condition - Full Front View

Case: The round shaped 10K gold filled case measures 30 mm across (31 mm including the crown) and 41 mm (lug to lug.)  It is 9 mm thick.  The crown is located at the 3 o'clock position.  The back of the screw down case has a dedication and is engraved 10K Gold Filled. The lugs are long tapered and extended.  Inside the snap back case cover it reads: 5710 Cased and Timed by Elgin Watch Co., Shwab & Wushpard, 10KT. Gold Filled. 

Dial: The round dial had a mint silver satin background. The hour markers at the 12, 2, 4, 8 and 10 are Arabic numerals and raised and applied and gold toned.  The remainder of the hour markers are rectangular shaped that are raised and applied and gold toned. It is marked Elgin, De Luxe below the 12 o'clock position.  There is a very large seconds sub-dial above the 6 o'clock position that features a swirled pattern and black enamel markers.

The crystal has a slight curvature on the surface and angular sides and is raised 4 mm above the case at its center. 

The hour and minute hands are radium coated and the seconds hand have a very unusual shape and it too in radium coated.

Movement: USA Mechanical Wind.  MOVEMENT READS: ELGIN 555 USA, N231469, 4 ADJ. 17 Jewels. 

Strap: High quality evergreen colored 16 mm smooth leather handcrafted padded and sewn marked deBeer Europa.   It has a gold tone buckle.  The total length is 9."

Comments: This is one of those rare finds that includes a near mint immaculate conditioned Elgin Durapower wristwatch with extended long tapered lugs from 1950 with its original box and papers.

This watch is in excellent cosmetic and running condition, and is an absolutely beautiful timepiece. It keeps accurate time.

Item ID: WNS-MCTY-3030

Elgin - De Luxe - Box and Tags - 17 Jewels and 4 Adjustments Movement Wristwatch - (Circa 1950s)

WNS-MCTY-3030 - Elgin - De Luxe - Box and Tags - NOS Condition - Box and Watch View

WNS-MCTY-3030 - Elgin - De Luxe - Box and Tags - NOS Condition - Front Left View

WNS-MCTY-3030 - Elgin - De Luxe - Box and Tags - NOS Conditon - Front Right View