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Wristwatches1213 of 1762ELGIN WATCH MADE BY SPIEDEL HONK KONGGentleman's Cartier Wristwatch Canteen Crown
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Posted 5 years ago


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Inherited this watch from my father when he passed away. Could anyone tell me a little more about this watch? (year, name etc) Have looked online and have not come across anything that looks exactly like this watch. Any info would be appreciated.

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  1. thisoldwatch thisoldwatch, 5 years ago
    You have a very nice IWC gentleman's wristwatch with center sweep. This looks like a c.1950's model. Most if IWC's were 18k solid gold. If you can take the back off with a small pocket knife and add a picture of the movement and inside the back cover it would help. It looks like a caliber "89" with 17 jewels.
  2. thisoldwatch thisoldwatch, 5 years ago
    Forgot to add, this may have a solid gold band also, look for any marks near the buckle.
  3. dmsgy4, 5 years ago
    @ thisoldwatch thank you for your info. I have taken your suggestion and taken pictures of the inside of the watch. Hopefully you would be able to shed some more light on this watch.

    @Bellin68 - Thank you!
  4. thisoldwatch thisoldwatch, 5 years ago
    From your pictures, it looks to be 18k solid gold and has a 17-jewel movement. It is a caliber "89" from the 1950's. It is a very elegant watch.
  5. thehorologist thehorologist, 5 years ago
    There is one on eBay at the moment for around £2700.

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