Another Elgin arrived today. One thing made me suspicios straight away. It came in a nice silky bag from a jeweller in Antalya, Turkey. But perhaps, the sender just wanted to protect the watch and used this bag, which originally served another purpose.
The watch runs fine, the movement looks right, but the dial seems wrong. The numbers are too close to the sides and when I opened the case, I saw that the sides of the dial had been bent down, but I don't know how any dial would fit into the shape of the case if straight. I paid around 80 Dollars for it. Would it be worth that price even with a squeezed in re-dial?
And I sincerely hope noone comes along telling me that this is not an Elgin at all!