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by grumpyguy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/16 through 9/22/2018?
Replies: 13
Views: 416

Re: WRUW 9/16 through 9/22/2018?

Lord Elgin Futura

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by grumpyguy
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:01 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Dante Black face Model 6811
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Elgin Dante Black face Model 6811

I’ve seen them with both second hands but the ads look like straight silver hands to me. To remove the movement simply remove the stem. There is a tiny screw on the movement.... If the hands aren’t too pitted, I’ve often been able polish them. But it seems like on this model the hands are often rust...
by grumpyguy
Thu Sep 13, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?
Replies: 22
Views: 610

Re: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?

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Another Swiss movement Elgin. The 1954 Niagara.
by grumpyguy
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?
Replies: 22
Views: 610

Re: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?

Continuing the Swiss movement Elgin theme, the 1954 Elgin Miami. It uses the manual wind, 17 jewel, 630 movement.

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by grumpyguy
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?
Replies: 22
Views: 610

Re: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?

MrToad and Magpie, very cool Aztec and Hamilton.
by grumpyguy
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?
Replies: 22
Views: 610

Re: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?

Really some great examples so far.... Another Swiss movement Elgin. This time the 1954 Elgin Lakeshore with the 17 jewel, 643 movement. http://grumpyguyinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/IMG_0237.jpg http://grumpyguyinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/IMG_9887.jpg http://grumpyguyinc.com/wp-content/u...
by grumpyguy
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: This week's WRUW (Sep 9-15) Theme-Swiss Movement Elgins
Replies: 0
Views: 141

This week's WRUW (Sep 9-15) Theme-Swiss Movement Elgins

If you want to play along with this week's WRUW (Sept 9-15) theme for Elgin collectors, post your Swiss movement Elgins in the WRUW thread, here: viewtopic.php?f=47&t=12332
by grumpyguy
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?
Replies: 22
Views: 610

Re: WRUW 9/9 through 9/15/2018?

My theme for the week is Swiss powered Elgins.

Today is the 1954 Elgin Seaward. It uses the Swiss sourced, 643, 17 jewel automatic movement.

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by grumpyguy
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/2 through 9/8/2018?
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: WRUW 9/2 through 9/8/2018?

Early 50s Lord Elgin, Case 4817. Uses the 680 movement

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by grumpyguy
Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/2 through 9/8/2018?
Replies: 14
Views: 444

Re: WRUW 9/2 through 9/8/2018?

Lord Elgin Stratford

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