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by liveinthefens
Wed Feb 13, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Westwood Just Arrived
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Elgin Westwood Just Arrived

Hope all you Elgineers are all well. Been a while but here is my newest find. A Westwood Model 4825A 680 movement 21 Jewel it's listed in the 1954 catalog on this site. I noticed the model numbers listed are E, F, G, J, & V. I know they did a black faced variant and I assume that some of the others ...
by liveinthefens
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Replacement crystal for Elgin States 204?
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Replacement crystal for Elgin States 204?

Have a look on this forum at the Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch section, which may help your quest. The stickys at the top of the post. If you have the crystal it's a simple case of measuring it and then matching it in the catalog. Or if the crystal is missing then measure the apertu...
by liveinthefens
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Some recent watches added to the collection
Replies: 3
Views: 535

Re: Some recent watches added to the collection

Someone has been very busy.
Looking very nice indeed.
by liveinthefens
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Dante Black face Model 6811
Replies: 2
Views: 385

Re: Elgin Dante Black face Model 6811

Thanks for the info on the hands.

Guess I had that tiny screw thing coming :D
I will leave it to Greg he like tiny screws.
I will polish it up anyway and post some photos when it is returned.
by liveinthefens
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Dante Black face Model 6811
Replies: 2
Views: 385

Elgin Dante Black face Model 6811

Hello all, Just been delivered to the UK and into my care, this Elgin Dante, which is running. All stainless steel as you all know and mid 1950's by the information gleaned here. I have polished one face with the cape cod cloth and it has come up reasonably well for less than a minutes polishing. Ye...
by liveinthefens
Sat Sep 15, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Asking for help/information pocket watch
Replies: 2
Views: 498

Re: Asking for help/information pocket watch

Here Here, What a beautiful watch and case. What is on the end of the watch chain? It looks like the kind of thing a pipe smoker would have used. So $90 ish for the movement and case in 1921 allowing for inflation would have been approximately $1,267.77 in 2018. Get it serviced and wear great grandf...
by liveinthefens
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Case number 6823
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: Elgin Case number 6823

Its a Cavalier
I have one but your dial is much better.
I am wearing mine today, I like the machined bezel as well.
by liveinthefens
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:42 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: 1953 Spare Parts Price List
Replies: 4
Views: 840

Re: 1953 Spare Parts Price List

I converted it to a jpeg but dont know how clear it would be expanded.
by liveinthefens
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:36 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: 1953 Spare Parts Price List
Replies: 4
Views: 840

1953 Spare Parts Price List

Makes interesting reading. Note the 2% reduction for cash maximum.
by liveinthefens
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Repairing, Renovating and Restoring your watch
Topic: Elgin Spare Parts and Servicing Tips
Replies: 0
Views: 731

Elgin Spare Parts and Servicing Tips

This has been extracted from a huge PDF.
It is quite interesting reading, even for someone who has never stripped down a watch.

I do hope that it is of some help, in tracking down that elusive part.

Enjoy.