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  1. The American Vintage Watch Forum
    I just picked up a rather nice 1900s Elgin wrist watch with a 0s movement. It may be a pocket watch conversion, as I can't find any Os movements intended for wrist watches. It does have the crown at the 3 position. But the (quite common?) dial is covered in cracks. It seems to keep time fine...
  2. Watch Sales Forum
    NOTE: MAJOR PRICE DROP FOR WTF USERS BEFORE I PUT IT BACK ON EBAY: $550 USD OBO FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!!!! This watch is being offered for sale on PMWF! Fantastic WWI era (about 1917) Elgin trench watch, with integrated Fahys case and crystal guard. Absolutely stunning restored condition...
  3. Watch Sales Forum
    MAJOR PRICE DROP FOR WTF CUSTOMERS BEFORE IT GOES ON EBAY: $700USD INCLUDES FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE!!! Beautiful Elgin trench watch, with integrated Fahys case and crystal guard. Absolutely stunning restored condition! Condition: I'd say 95 - 100% Sale/Trade Price: $700 USD OR BEST OFFER (FREE...
  4. New Member Introductions and Beginners Watch Forum
    Hello i'm new here so if i'm doing this wrong just let me know lol but i was just wondering it this Elgin looks like the real deal and if so is it worth the cost? I'm looking for something for my girlfriend for Christmas and this caught my eye! Thanks and God Bless. Pocketwatcher Antique Pocket...
  5. The American Vintage Watch Forum
    Hi. I am a newbie here and to collecting watches as well. I have wanted a pocket watch and have recently gone mad buying some of interest on the online auction site. I have found some very useful information about my watches thanks to links I read here. So far I have bought an 18s Elgin...
  6. The General Discussion Forum
    Hi, I'm new to this forum and looking for some information. My father in law found and Elgin Ladies Diamond Watch. We had it appraised back in 1999 and it appraised at $7500.00 (triple kestone). We are looking to sale it and wanted to get a little more information about the watch before we...
  7. The American Vintage Watch Forum
    Hi Forum Members, We have uncovered about 24 watches from my great-grandfather's store and are trying to determine the best avenue for selling them. I would greatly appreciate your insight. The bulk of the watches are Elgin and Hamilton, both men's and ladies'. They are in their original...
  8. The American Vintage Watch Forum
    I have read the threads on the American Made watch companies, but I wanted to know when each one of the big US companies either switched to Swiss / China / Japan, or when the company went under. For example, from my research I understand that Hamilton stopped producing watch that we made in...
  9. The American Vintage Watch Forum
    I have this Elgin that I recently purchased, and it has a 673 movement, but no serial number. Any ideas? I have found one that looks similar but it's from 1955, and has 21 jewels vs 17 jewels on this one.
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