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by coronado
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: I have a little Elgin mystery here.
Replies: 15
Views: 1026

Re: I have a little Elgin mystery here.

Another one of these uncataloged war-time models has turned up. Same Elgin-signed 10K pink GF case (made by Illinois) and housing a 17-jewel 18/0-size grade 483 movement from the 1930s. I suspect Elgin cased some then-obsolete 18/0-size movements to have at least something to offer consumers during ...
by coronado
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: White gold Ventura with diamond dial
Replies: 1
Views: 87

White gold Ventura with diamond dial

As a follow up to the post about the gold Seckron... here is another rare one that turned up this week:

Ventura in white gold with diamond dial.
by coronado
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: Solid gold Seckron
Replies: 11
Views: 249

Solid gold Seckron

This one slipped under the radar and found a happy home with one of our forum members. http://www.ebay.com/itm/VINTAGE-14K-GOLD-HAMILTON-980B-DOCTORS-DOUBLE-DIAL-CURVED-MECHANICAL-WATCH-/222629474845?hash=item33d5c0321d:g:ZcQAAOSwLghZp3Ex Cataloged only in gold fill, these are very rare in solid gol...
by coronado
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: WGF Turner
Replies: 12
Views: 388

Re: WGF Turner

It will be listed for sale on my website later this afternoon.
by coronado
Fri Sep 08, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: What are you wearing today?
Topic: WRUW 9/3 through 9/9/2017?
Replies: 36
Views: 716

Re: WRUW 9/3 through 9/9/2017?

I didn't do any repair work today and instead spent all day looking for watches locally.

I only found one.
by coronado
Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Sometimes the bear eats you...
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: Sometimes the bear eats you...

Air wrote:
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:55 pm
Who manufactured the case for the Model 220?
Same as the Mermaid... Fahys. The casebody and caseback are the same on both watches, only the bezel is different.
by coronado
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: More flea market fun
Replies: 2
Views: 144

More flea market fun

Not to be outdone by last month's good fortune (see here: http://www.vintagewatchforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=10905 ), this month had even better fortune in store for me: 1) steel Rolex 1003 with bracelet 2) Illinois 60 Hour Bunn Special RR watch 3) Parker 51 fountain pen I broke my "lowest price...
by coronado
Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Is this an E-1?
Replies: 8
Views: 215

Re: Is this an E-1?

I've highlighted the pertinent part of the catalog page posted above. It is an E-1. The watch came with several dials, including luminous like yours. Yours has aftermarket luminous hands, but the correct Elgin luminous hands are readily available... they should look like the hands on the Model E-2 p...
by coronado
Mon Aug 21, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Hamilton Watch Forum
Topic: WGF Turner
Replies: 12
Views: 388

Re: WGF Turner

Ah, thanks for the reminder.

It is white.
by coronado
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:36 am
Forum: Hamilton Watch ID Forum
Topic: Solid 10K White Gold Hamilton Parker B
Replies: 7
Views: 252

Re: Solid 10K White Gold Hamilton Parker B

I've had one, and seen a couple of others: