Went with the big dog today, Strap 79.
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No story to tell with this one, but it's a nice monogram. The border isn't custom, but typical for Gruen's in-house Cincinatti 18k Tank and Quadron cases. The monogram itself also looks like factory work to me. But how many initials did this guy have? RSTPW? https://photos.smugmug.com/Music/Hotlinki...
- Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:47 am
- Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
- Topic: Elgin ID #2212 first one I've seen
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The lugs , bezel and dial make it quite unique I think. Yes, it's definitely a "statement" watch. And I'm a sucker for unusual lugs. I occasionally think it would be interesting to know who originally owned some of my more eccentric watches. Whoever saw this one in the display and thought, "Yeah, t...
- Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:23 pm
- Forum: What are you wearing today?
- Topic: WRUW 7/23 through 7/29/2017?
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Stainless steel Gruen Import 221. Circa 1935, FEF 130 movement modified with duo-dial module. IMO, most likely something along the lines of a stopgap measure between the termination of Gruen's relationship with Aegler, the manufacturer of its caliber 877S and the Rolex Prince, and the introduction o...