Double set of Spring Bar holes

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JerseyMo
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Double set of Spring Bar holes

#1 Post by JerseyMo » Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:54 am

Just got in an Elgin with a two spring bar hole on the lugs. Never seen this before and not sure if it was factory or something done by watchmaker.
So, what do I have here? - Ih and check out the cool inscription on the case back "Me Too"
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Re: Double set of Spring Bar holes

#2 Post by stryfox » Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:22 am

That is the panama. Late 40's early 50's. One set of holes is for the matching factory bracelet the other set is for a strap.

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Re: Double set of Spring Bar holes

#3 Post by stryfox » Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:22 am

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Re: Double set of Spring Bar holes

#4 Post by JerseyMo » Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:06 am

stryfox wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:22 am
That is the panama. Late 40's early 50's. One set of holes is for the matching factory bracelet the other set is for a strap.
ah, very cool thanks.
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Re: Double set of Spring Bar holes

#5 Post by mrtoad » Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:03 pm

I'd never noticed the double holes before. But they're present on both my Panama and my very similar Palm Springs.

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Re: Double set of Spring Bar holes

#6 Post by stryfox » Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:43 pm

My mistake. I have mine tagged as Palm Springs.
Not panama.
I have two. Both Palm Springs. One white one yellow.
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