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    Posted 7 years ago

    guidodapimp
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    This was my great grandfather's watch. When my grandmother gave it to me, she said the he had worked for the K&I Railroad (I assume in the early to mid 1900s) here in Louisville, KY. I am trying to get some information on it, as I don't really know much about watches. I was wondering if it is in fact a "Railroad" watch? Also, it seems to work, but I can't figure ot how to set the time. Any information would be greatly appreciated. The inside says Father Time, Adjustment 5 Positions, 21 Jewels and I think the serial number reads 20030729. Thanks.

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    1. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      unscrew the basil and crystal..... small tab(Known as lever) around the 2 oclock, gently pull out and turn crown to set time. when done slide lever back and put basil back.
    2. kerry10456 kerry10456, 7 years ago
      http://www.pocketwatchrepair.com/how-to/lever-set.php
    3. toolate2 toolate2, 7 years ago
      Very nice railroad grade Elgin... Here's a link: http://pocketwatchdatabase.com/search/result/elgin/20030729
    4. guidodapimp, 7 years ago
      Thanks for the info. everyone. I would never sell it, but I wonder how much it's worth?

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