Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”
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    Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”

    Hello all! Looking for info on 17 jewel winder with a brand name Zielinski.... anyone have any insight? Thank you!
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    Re: Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”

    My guess is that it is a private label for a jeweller, and not an expensive one judging by the print quality. The case was made in Hong Kong and from the style would seem to be a very early example from a HK manufacturer. The movement has what looks like a US import code 'GZG' but I've no idea what that means, and the movement lacks the usual 'unadjusted' inscription.

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    Re: Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”

    ......and with what looks like an unexceptional but decent-enough AS 1194 inside. However, it does seem that "Unadjusted" appears next to the ratchet wheel.

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    Re: Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”

    To conclude, if @Chascomm is correct about this being a jeweller's private-label watch, then by the simple expedient of using Google you'll find a Zielinski Jewelry & Watch Co based in New Jersey, USA. By the same means, you'll also find multiple entries for the long-established Eloga Watch Co who may well have supplied the movement (or, indeed, the complete watch) to such a jewellery business.

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    Re: Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”

    Good stuff thank you all!

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    Re: Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”

    Im in San Diego California... bought on line from an auction retailer who seem to have good will towards those of us interested in used vintage watches. =) ... it also was one of a three peice bundle , an Elgin, and a Bell-Air... all 17 jewel winders. all needing soem bit of TLC
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    Re: Eloga 17 jewel “Zielinski”

    I forgot to say; I'd estimate the date of manufacture as early 1960s.

    (BTW, Balaton; good catch with the 'unadjusted')
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