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WNS-VINT-2023 - Elgin - Square Art Deco - circa 1926 - Dial Close Up View

Case: The tank style case features a two toned 14K Yellow and White gold filled streamlined Art Deco designed bezel with curvex styled lugs.  The inside of the snap down case back cover is marked Cased and Timed by Elgin National Watch Co., 14K Gold Filled, Illinois Watch Case Co., Elgin and the number 8634717.  The case measures 28 mm (including the crown), and 38 mm (lug-to-lug) and is a 8 mm thick. 

Dial: The dial is very clean and has an extraordinary pink enamel background accented with black markings and gold hands.  It is signed Elgin below the 12 o'clock position.  The hour and minute hands are moon-style and gold in color.  The stylish Art Deco style Arabic numerals are at all 12 positions and applied and black in color.  There is a 60 minutes/seconds scale bordering the edge of the dial which compliments the Art Deco style very nicely. 

The crystal is flat and has a angular cut on the sides and is raised 2 mm above the bezel.  The crystal has  a couple minor scuff marks but is still clear as you can see from the images.

Movement: The movement is an extraordinarily clean 15 jewel mechanical wind that is in excellent original condition.  Signed Elgin Nat'l Watch Co., U.S.A., 15 Jewels and the serial number 29747980 (which dates this watch to 1926.) This watch was recently serviced: cleaned, oiled and time regulated.

Strap: The strap is a brand new black colored Speidel 7/8" genuine leather with a silver toned buckle. 

Comments: Here is a superb and ultra rare original conditioned Large Art Deco tank style (circa 1926) Elgin wristwatch. It is in excellent working condition and keeping good time.  It features a 14K yellow and white gold filled bezel with an extraordinary pink enamel dial. 

Item ID: WNS-VINT-2023

Elgin -  A RARE Pink Enamel Dial and 14K White and Yellow Gold Filled Fancy Large Art Deco Tank Style with 15 Jewels - (circa 1926)

WNS-VINT-2023 - Elgin - Square Art Deco - circa 1926 - Full Front View

WNS-VINT-2023 - Elgin - Square Art Deco - circa 1926 - Left Front View

WNS-VINT-2023 - Elgin - Square Art Deco - circa 1926 - Right Front View