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by inatime
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Incoming E-12
Replies: 17
Views: 1671

Re: Incoming E-12

Thank you all for the great responses. Online dbases suggest my movement dates to 1930. Regardless, I like Bettie's suggestion of seeking out an original replacement (hint if someone has one, please PM) and if I dont find one I will have ID refinish this one again with the Butler centre as that is a...
by inatime
Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Incoming E-12
Replies: 17
Views: 1671

Re: Incoming E-12

....that's sure looks like yellow. I'll need to put it beside a true YGF to compare.
by inatime
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Incoming E-12
Replies: 17
Views: 1671

Re: Incoming E-12

Thanks! Found the catalog pages Mr. Toad and Magpie posted in another Elgin thread. Green GF no less, I need to look closer as it sure looks gold! This re-dial does not have a butler finish panel as the 665 is described in the catalog so I'd suggest its as Bryan describes as the 1638/1635 (or are th...
by inatime
Sun Mar 04, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Elgin Watch Forum
Topic: Incoming E-12
Replies: 17
Views: 1671

Incoming E-12

I'm having some difficulty understanding what I have here. I have a matching case (bezel, middle, back) an appropriate movement but all of the E-12s I have found have enamel on their bezels. There is no sign of remnents on this bezel and it there's no sign that the enamel and recess has been buffed ...
by inatime
Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Illinois Guardsman
Replies: 8
Views: 1091

Re: Illinois Guardsman

Great info everyone. How could I forget about the other models with wondering seconds! :oops: I might need to move into another niche in my collecting.
by inatime
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Illinois Guardsman
Replies: 8
Views: 1091

Re: Illinois Guardsman

Forgot also to ask - does anyone have the sizing for a Townsman replacement crystal?
by inatime
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Illinois Watch Forum
Topic: Illinois Guardsman
Replies: 8
Views: 1091

Illinois Guardsman

My collection of Illinois seems to be growing, thanks to Fred! :o :D I am interested if anyone has information on the unique rotor subsidiary seconds on this watch. Fred has a bit of information in his book but I am interested in some more historical information if it exists - perhaps a patent? uniq...
by inatime
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Bulova Watch Forum
Topic: 1928 in the Box
Replies: 7
Views: 981

Re: 1928 in the Box

Fantastic addition! Watch, strap, buckle and box; nice score.
by inatime
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Gruen Watch Forum
Topic: ID 1930 Ladies Gruen
Replies: 11
Views: 1759

Re: ID 1930 Ladies Gruen

Thank you all! I truly love this forum and collective knowledge. Yes, would love to attend the chapter this May. I will check the web for details and see what it takes to join.

My wife is stoked we have more info on her watch and the interesting info on the shared movement.
by inatime
Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Gruen Watch Forum
Topic: ID 1930 Ladies Gruen
Replies: 11
Views: 1759

Re: ID 1930 Ladies Gruen

Thanks all! Any chance the watch showed up in a catalog?