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ELGIN 16 size basic big ol pocket watch from the 20s

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Posted 7 months ago

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shawnicus
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good timekeeper one o my favorite cowboy-looking timepieces,..starts rite up no rocking with only a couple winds,..and keeps decently good time and another spectacularly awesome looking elgin engraving festival inside ,...modern mechanical watches should take note,..,..craftsmanship will get you more attention than just shiny gears i mean look how borign and simple the watch is,..then you pop the back and WOW!

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  1. shawnicus shawnicus, 7 months ago
    thanks Pops!
  2. shawnicus shawnicus, 5 months ago
    23989972
  3. toolate2 toolate2, 5 months ago
    Search Results For "23989972"
    Serial Number SN Range Quanty Name Year grade size code jewels Adj/reg/etc.
    -------------- -------- ------ ---- ---- ----- ---- ------ ------ ------------
    23989972 23988001 12000 1920 291 16s o3n7p 7j


    grade total runs first yr last yr class size code jewels Adj/name
    ----- ----- ----- -------- ------- ----- ---- ------ ------ ----------
    291 1501000 425 1903 1945 110 16s o3n7p 7j


    Class 110: 16s OF 3/4 pend model 7
    291 1501000 made 7j
    293 704000 made 7j gilded
    300 24000 made 15j
    313 524000 made 15j
    366 22000 made 15j gilded
    387 357700 made 17j


  4. toolate2 toolate2, 5 months ago
    That didn't paste well...lol... Here's the website where you can check out your Elgins:

    http://elginwatches.org/databases/elgin_sn_intro.html
  5. shawnicus shawnicus, 5 months ago
    thanks toolate,..older than i thought,..wish it stil had the thick ould glass but the crylic is in perfect shape so I'll enjoy it more
  6. toolate2 toolate2, 5 months ago
    This one's from 1920. It has 7 jewels and it's a model 7... They made this model from 1903 thru 1945. 1,501,000 made were 7 jewel like yours...
  7. toolate2 toolate2, 5 months ago
    Amazing little things aren't they? Do you carry yours?
  8. shawnicus shawnicus, 5 months ago
    this one and my seth thomas from 1911 are my favorite ones to wear,..have to get a spring for the key winding waltham,..on hold for that,.cash is king and he rules with an iron fist,.i like the big serious pocket clock type ones,..ones you can feel in your pocket all the time,..the art deco ones are almost too nice to wear,.i lov that the engravign on the cases is so sharp still ,.and dont want to wear em,,its silly .is no way i could wear em down before i stop breathign anyway
  9. toolate2 toolate2, 5 months ago
    I agree! I like the big ones. 16 or 18 size... I've had a couple hunter case watches but I don't enjoy carrying them as much. It takes to long to check the time...lol...

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