In the late 1950′s, the Elgin Watch Company was not selling as many watches as they had in the past. Their solution was to design some innovative watches. This is one of them. The Lord Elgin Chevron design from 1957 is a direct read watch, also called a jump hour watch. Instead of hands, the hours and minutes are displayed in a small window, and every sixty minutes the hour marker “jumps” to the next number. The case is 14k gold filled. The 21 jewel movement has recently been serviced and keeps good time. There is a small dent on the case as seen in the picture. This is a very collectable watch.
From 1951 comes this Lord Elgin Vintage Watch. The 14k gold filled case measures 35.30mm x 22.5mm, not including the crown. The two-toned dial is in excellent condition with its applied, raised gold Arabic numerals and star markers. The fancy hooded lugs are quite unusual on this watch. The crystal is in excellent condition. The band is Italian genuine lizard. The case shows some wear, but it’s barely noticeable.
The U shaped lugs really set off the beauty of this 14k gold-filled case. This watch came from the Elgin factory in 1953. The movement, no. 680, has 21 jewels. The case measures 26mm x 25mm, not including the lugs or crown. The dial features raised gold numerals and a sub-dial second hand. Both the dial and crystal are in excellent condition. This watch features a calfskin band with a lizard grain. When you wear this watch, people are going to say, “Nice Lugs!”; Be sure to click the picture for a larger view.
While there are a lot of driver’s watches on the market, and many are very nice, this one is fantastic! This Lord Elgin Driver’s Watch has been completely restored to its original state. Elgin made this watch for several years The dial is off-white with applied golden Arabic numerals and has applied golden minute markers. This watch was produced in 1943. The case is 14k gold-filled and shows no noticeable wear to the case. The crystal has been replaced. The new band is genuine leather in a simulated lizard grain. The movement is #559 with 21 jewels. The case measures 27mm x 20mm, not including the lugs or crown. As with all of the watches featured here, this watch comes with a 1 year warranty on the movement.
Here is a Lady Elgin Solid Gold watch from 1950. The 14K Gold case features 4 very small diamonds. The 19 Jewel movement is Elgin # 650. The charming bracelet is made up of heart shaped links in 10K gold filled.
Solid 14K Gold from Lord Elgin. Produced in 1944, here is a vintage watch that is a perfect example of the watches of the era. Very simple design with an easy to 20mm, not including the lugs or crown. The movement is the Elgin 21 jewel #559. The original dial has not been watches of the era. Very simple design with an easy to restored or refinished, as it is very presentable as is, read simple dial. The 14K gold case measures 31mm x genuine leather band, but we’ll be happy to change it to black since the watch is quite formal looking. This is a Solid 14K Gold from Lord Elgin. Produced in 1944, here great value for a very fine solid gold watch.
This is a beautiful example of a classic Lord Elgin Driver’s Watch! Driver’s watches have hinged lugs, allowing the watch to be worn on the side of the wrist for easier viewing while driving. This particular watch was produced by Elgin in 1951. The case is 14k gold-filled and is in great shape. The dial features raised gold hour markers and numerals. There is a sub-dial at the 6 o’clock position indicating seconds. The watch sports a new genuine crocodile band in an attractive caramel color. The watch measures 27mm x 23mm not including the lugs or crown. The movement is #670 with 21 jewels and is currently running and keeping time.
Solid 14K Gold Lord Elgin Watch. This is a stunning watch that was produced in 1944. The case measures 27mm x 24mm, not including the lugs or crown. The watch features an exceptionally clean dial with raised gold numerals and a square sub dial for marking the seconds. As fine an investment today as it was sixty years ago, a solid gold watch is timeless. A new, genuine leather band with a lizard skin grain has been added to compliment this beautiful timepiece. The movement is Elgin # 559 with 21 jewels.
The Lord Elgin “Hourglass” cased watch. This is the highly collected and highly desired vintage Lord Elgin watch from 1951. The 14k gold filled case is shaped like an hourglass and has been on of the most valued designs of the 50′s, and ever since! The dial has been professionally restored. The dial has raised Roman numerals and markers, and the sub dial marking seconds is also shaped like an hourglass. The 21 jewel movement is Elgin #670. A new crocodile band adds to the 50′s look. The crystal is in excellent condition and is a four faceted “pyramid” crystal. This is an exciting watch, and we are pleased to bring it to you.
The Elgin Watch Company produced this beautiful Lord Elgin Watch in 1955. The wonderful case is often referred to as a bow tie case because of its resemblance. The case is 14k gold filled and in excellent condition. This watch has a fabulous dial that gives a two-tone effect. The numerals are raised, applied gold tone. The dial shows almost no wear at all. The movement is #670 with 21 jewels. I’m extremely pleased to offer this spectacular watch on my site. As with all of my watches, this one is warranted for one year.