Category: Elgin watches

Elgin’s prescription for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, circa 1926

Exceedingly rare, completely original oversized WWI Elgin trench watch, circa 1918. Measuring a full 38mm in diameter, this silveroid timepiece is one of the largest examples of the era. Featuring a correctly re-created black cordovan strap and matching buckle.

Wonderful Elgin Watch Company graduation advertisement from the Ladies Home Journal, dated June 1927.

An exceedingly rare and strong “Arts and Crafts” case on this ladies’ Elgin is a remarkable work of horological art, circa 1930. Comes in a period Elgin box.

Elgin 75th Anniversary Series for the Lord Elgin and Lady Elgin wrist and pocket watches, circa 1939.

Exquisite ladies solid 18k white gold Deco-era Elgin cocktail highlighted by 14 mine-cut diamonds with period presentation box. Circa 1931.

Lovely period Art Nouveau illustration extolling the virtues of an Elgin watch. This era saw the rise of the “wristlet” or early wrist watch for ladies.

“Getting Ready” with the intoxicating SVW Calendar Girl Miss Lucero Gutierrez wearing a rare 18k “50 Million” Elgin commemorative timepiece, designed in 1961 to mark the 50 millionth watch produced by Elgin. Featuring an unusual hinged lug case, gold-flashed mechanism and matching 18k buckle, only a few examples are known to exist.

Elgin Watch Building, New York World’s Fair, 1939