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by Magpie
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 4/21 through 4/27/2019/
Replies: 3
Views: 89

WRUW 4/21 through 4/27/2019/

My Easter watch for church was a Gruen Cartouche Orné 2:

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by Magpie
Sat Apr 20, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 4/14 through 4/20/2019?
Replies: 11
Views: 396

Re: WRUW 4/14 through 4/20/2019?

I'm very fond of round watches, guys, so I've enjoyed seeing so many great ones this week!
by Magpie
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Information needed
Replies: 2
Views: 112

Re: Information needed

Welcome to the forums! I think this is likely what a lady would have worn as what was called a chatelaine; I suspect that the ornate top part of yours has some sort of clip on the back that would attach to a belt. (Ladies' pocket watches were often worn this way, sometimes along with other small obj...
by Magpie
Sun Apr 14, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 4/14 through 4/20/2019?
Replies: 11
Views: 396

Re: WRUW 4/14 through 4/20/2019?

A Gruen Cartouche Orné 3 for brightness on a stormy Palm Sunday:

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The watch bracelet is by B&N (Bugbee and Niles).
by Magpie
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Takes a Licking and keeps on ticking
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: Takes a Licking and keeps on ticking

Wishing you a smooth recovery, Mo -- and no more lickings!
by Magpie
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 3/17 through 3/23/2019?
Replies: 24
Views: 966

Re: WRUW 3/17 through 3/23/2019?

Wednesday's watch for me was another rectangular Elgin with a rectangular movement -- but this time a men's model, the 1044, in a two-tone white and green gold-filled case:

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by Magpie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Help Me Date This One
Replies: 7
Views: 460

Re: Help Me Date This One

Down the rabbit hole . . .

I find that Hamilton used "The Preferred Gift Watch" a lot as a slogan in advertising from 1937 through 1942 and some again in 1947 and 1948.
by Magpie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 3/17 through 3/23/2019?
Replies: 24
Views: 966

Re: WRUW 3/17 through 3/23/2019?

For a meeting today I wore one of the Elgin Parisiennes, a "Madame Jenny" with green enamel (still feeling St. Patrick's Day!): http://mrtoad.net/Media/201903WRUW/Elgin_Jenny-green.jpg (I guess my little ladies' model wasn't exactly what Grumpy had in mind for this week's Elgins, but it is very rect...
by Magpie
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Elgin Coronado
Replies: 10
Views: 538

Re: Elgin Coronado

2) What is the year of this watch? Any catalog or advertisement images to share? I haven't found any catalog or ad images of the "Coronado," though it is pictured in the Ehrhardt Vintage, American & European Wrist Watch Price Guide, vol. 7. The date given there is ca. 1955. (I'm sure that if there'...
by Magpie
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 3/10 through 3/16/2019?
Replies: 15
Views: 794

Re: WRUW 3/10 through 3/16/2019?

Today I'm wearing a new acquisition -- a hard-to-find Elgin "Sport Model 110," which has a two-tone white and green gold-filled case:

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