Any vintage Elgin experts out there?

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    Member Nicholas Moore's Avatar
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    Any vintage Elgin experts out there?

    My grandfather gave this to me a few years ago.
    I just got it back from restoring, as the movement was frozen/broken, the crystal just gouged, the dial just beyond weather beaten and had dramatically changed colors.
    I had everything on it restored and am giving it back to him for Christmas, since he has not seen it in new condition in decades.
    I know the bracelet is a cheap Spiedel, but everything else should be original to the piece.

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    Member AbslomRob's Avatar
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    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Canada

    Re: Any vintage Elgin experts out there?

    Nice simple-looking watch. It's what I term a "near" vintage; probably has a Swiss ETA movement from the 70's. The marker at 12 looks a little askew; was it refinished? If so, do you know by who?
    My growing collection of "affordable" vintages:

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