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by diveboy
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Introduction and request for assistance identifying a piece
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: Introduction and request for assistance identifying a piece

welcome aboard.

elgins from this period are hard to identify as the company was in turmoil and there is a lack of catalogs.

I found this advertisement from 1961 that looks like a match.
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by diveboy
Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Black/golden Knight Crystal
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Re: Black/golden Knight Crystal

EBay auction 142822734072
by diveboy
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: WWII Elgin Canteen underwater watch
Replies: 1
Views: 406

Re: WWII Elgin Canteen underwater watch

theres a yahoo club that is dedicated to these, they have a database of known examples.

the last year or two, they have started to be reproduced thou, so "be careful" and really do your home work.
by diveboy
Tue May 22, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Identification Help
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Re: Identification Help

Yes, they are both Lord Elgin Dunbar models.

the black dial is a later version with a 23j movement, the white dial is the earlier 21j version.

good luck with the sale.
by diveboy
Wed May 16, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: serial number database for later Elgins
Replies: 2
Views: 313

Re: serial number database for later Elgins

K = 53 million.
by diveboy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: $4.50 - sure I'll pay that...
Replies: 5
Views: 566

Re: $4.50 - sure I'll pay that...

I thought I did well on mine for $36 shipped.

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think you out did me.
by diveboy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Thrift 433 Dial Needed
Replies: 4
Views: 423

Re: Elgin Thrift 433 Dial Needed

was wondering who pimped me on the line. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/MHzqSHNvhNA7ga0aIJ6LhByaE-UjaZ9Tz8fEmqyZCSuOrkFQemrpjgMGA8gTSPkfaaPP4Wr0hhZ-TIYJwC9LGBYX2G6FHFNs4c7C-QJysI9MhkPtRCxq15seDHyvQCPae7DUME4bDgKDljoPoYeCLoKSp8BtUs5FRi6o7dI0I5aEUECcLZ4E0ZC7CSpgtkj1xW7uZT1K-t-3BFsWRuSRLxSxGoG_MaPgH...
by diveboy
Sun Apr 01, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Early Watch batteries
Replies: 3
Views: 447

Re: Early Watch batteries

out of a LIP R27 ?
by diveboy
Thu Mar 08, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Cases made by Elgin
Replies: 2
Views: 403

Cases made by Elgin

theres this rumor that Elgin never made any cases, like a lot of rumors about Elgin, just haven't been researched by people that care enough. https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/IQYAAOSw3wVace6a/s-l1600.jpg https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/RaMAAOSwUg9ace6j/s-l1600.jpg Elgin made a limited run of grade 59 7...