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by brtime
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Just arrived: Home Run 677
Replies: 4
Views: 208

Just arrived: Home Run 677

Just arrived today via USPS from http://www.artdecowristwatches.com, this beautiful Home Run 677. Better than described, well packaged, and reasonably priced. Unsolicited praise: Bryan Girouard is truly one of the good guys in the vintage watch marketplace.

Bruce Shawkey
by brtime
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Can you help ID this watch?
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Re: Can you help ID this watch?

Thank you!

Bruce
by brtime
Sat Aug 18, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Can you help ID this watch?
Replies: 3
Views: 146

Can you help ID this watch?

Can't seem to recall this one. It's got a 670 movement.

Bruce
by brtime
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Bluebonnet please check your private messages
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Bluebonnet please check your private messages

Bluebonnet: please check your private message (PM) inbox for a PM from me, brtime. Simply sign in to the website, and click the "Private messages" icon at the upper right of the screen. Then go to your inbox to see the message from me. I am sorry to take up space in the general discussion area, but ...
by brtime
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Paleotime, please check your private message inbox
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Paleotime, please check your private message inbox

Paleotime: please check your private message (PM) inbox for a PM from me, brtime. Simply sign in to the website, and click the "Private messages" icon at the upper right of the screen. Then go to your inbox to see the message from me. I am sorry to take up space in the general discussion area, but I...
by brtime
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: The Elgin Firestone from the American Efficiency Series
Replies: 6
Views: 581

Re: The Elgin Firestone from the American Efficiency Series

Yes, saw that lady as well, but was busy at my table, then couldn't find her. She even bought a copty of my first draft elgin book. I think she occasionally pops in here.
by brtime
Sun Aug 05, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: The Elgin Firestone from the American Efficiency Series
Replies: 6
Views: 581

Re: The Elgin Firestone from the American Efficiency Series

found an ad for the Markham, or Charles Henry Markham to be precise. Chairman of the Illinois Central Railroad.

Bruce
by brtime
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: The Elgin Firestone from the American Efficiency Series
Replies: 6
Views: 581

The Elgin Firestone from the American Efficiency Series

Is anyone aware of any other watch from the American Efficiency series that was given a specific name? I have only heard of the Firestone and have a sample of the ad (attached). Also, does anyone have a picture of the actual watch that they would let me use in the upcoming book on Elgin wristwatches...
by brtime
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: New Elgin watch book
Replies: 2
Views: 304

New Elgin watch book

Dear Forum members: I am pleased to announce the publication of "Elgin Wristwatches: A Collector's Guide," identifying more than 900 models from the period 1913 to 1962. The mostly men's watches are identified by model number (in some cases by model name), but also 128 ladies' models are shown from ...
by brtime
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: WWII Elgin Canteen underwater watch
Replies: 1
Views: 388

WWII Elgin Canteen underwater watch

Just curious: Any opinions as to how many of these were a) manufactured, and b) survive today?

Bruce