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 Post subject: Re: Interesting Elgin late '20s or early '30s
PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:01 pm 
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Too expensive IMO too -- especially as it's missing the very interesting (and critical) lug pins.


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting Elgin late '20s or early '30s
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:14 pm 
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Model was either a high 600 series or more likely a low 1600 series. We have no corresponding catalog entry.


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 Post subject: Re: Interesting Elgin late '20s or early '30s
PostPosted: Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:10 pm 
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Interestingly, the two cases have different grade movements: one a 428 and the other (the BIN) a 430. I would bet that LeCoultre's movement was switched at some point. It would have been a man's watch, so the conjecture of a special metal band would be sound.


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