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    Elgin watch Question

    Im new to antique watches and i just purchased an Elgin watch from 1916. It has 15 Jewels and runs and keeps good time. ( According to service/watchmaker at store NOT eBay ) Just wondering what your folks thoughts are on them. Bad buy good buy let me know. Any help is greatly appreciated !
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    Re: Elgin watch Question

    The price?

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    From pocketwatchdatabase.com

    Grade: 315


    Manufacturer: Elgin
    Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
    Movement Serial Number: 18964944
    Grade: 315
    Model: 3
    Class: 114
    Estimated Production Year: 1916
    Run Quantity: 2,000
    Total Production: 1,022,900
    Size: 12s
    Jewels: 15j
    Jewel Setting: Screw-Set
    Movement Configuration: Openface
    Movement Finish: Nickel
    Movement Setting: Pendant
    Plate: 3/4 Plate
    Double Roller: Yes
    Barrel: Going
    Balance Type: Expansion
    Balance Jewel Material: Ruby
    Train: Quick
    Regulator: Moseley
    Hairspring: Breguet
    Standard Dial Type: Single-Sunk
    Adjusted: No
    Railroad Grade: No
    U.S. Patents: 596407
    Data Research: c.1950 Elgin Serial List
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    Beautiful watch!

    I’m thinking about adding a vintage pocket watch to my collection. I’m just afraid of starting a new addiction .


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    139 i think i paid

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    HAHAHAHAHA i SOOOOO know LOL

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    Is this a good buy or no?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mac2017 View Post
    Is this a good buy or no?
    I think that's a great working piece at a bargain price. Enjoy

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    Elgin 12s (7j).

    Running, at the show > $25, < $50.
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    Nice watch !

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