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by stryfox
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 4/15 through 4/21/2018?
Replies: 20
Views: 302

Re: WRUW 4/15 through 4/21/2018?

Toady I wearing this Solid Lord Elgin I just completed. It is getting its wrist test. Sadly this one is not mine...Kinda wish it was.
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by stryfox
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: service on 70/761
Replies: 5
Views: 140

Re: service on 70/761

genejockey is right on this one however I do wear mine often. I have at least 25 examples that I got running good in my keeper selection. Parts are the most difficult thing on these. movements don't come too cheap and usually have issues as gene said.I have piles of movements with the same broken pa...
by stryfox
Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Fred's Book Set Is Sailing Our Way!
Replies: 3
Views: 132

Re: Fred's Book Set Is Sailing Our Way!

It’s getting close. I am quite excited about it.
by stryfox
Sun Mar 04, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin's E-Series
Replies: 83
Views: 25270

Re: Elgin's E-Series

Yes green you are correct. I have a mental block and alway call green , yellow. Sometimes I have trouble seeing the difference. I think that is why I forget.
Thanks
by stryfox
Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin's E-Series
Replies: 83
Views: 25270

Re: Elgin's E-Series

I know we have covered the E-4 already. I have one in white and yellow gold filled. I just recently acquired a solid yellow gold one with a 15 jewel movement. It’s not done yet but is coming out nice. D4FCC4AE-8104-4B40-AF17-EDBCAF2A9F18.jpeg 2823428D-0ADE-4A77-BB71-5C4D1E60D404.jpeg 8F2812D9-8331-4...
by stryfox
Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 2/25/18 through 3/3/18?
Replies: 25
Views: 921

Re: WRUW 2/25/18 through 3/3/18?

Lord Elgin Stratford.
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by stryfox
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: I have a really nice wife
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: I have a really nice wife

Being a wrist collector having an Illinois as your first pocket watch it’s a great choice. Good woman.
I say first because we all know what is going to happen.
by stryfox
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 2/18/18 through 2/24/18
Replies: 36
Views: 1139

Re: WRUW 2/18/18 through 2/24/18

14kt solid yellow Elgin Wheaton. Yes it was me that bought it. If I was competing against any of you I’m sorry. I had to have it. ;) It came out great. It is running a Swiss elgin Automatic 644. I think this is the only Swiss auto Elgin I have come across with the small seconds. Anyone know of any o...
by stryfox
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: European Watch Forum
Topic: Platinum Longines 1940’s seeking information
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Re: Platinum Longines 1940’s seeking information

Thank you for the information. Yes I did notice that is is palladium and did some reading up on it. I forgot they were different metals.
by stryfox
Wed Feb 21, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 2/18/18 through 2/24/18
Replies: 36
Views: 1139

Re: WRUW 2/18/18 through 2/24/18

I finished this one last week. Decided on this Bulova today. It is surprising accurate on the timer.