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Date/Report Number …..091211.LC-UYJJJ2 Item:     1943 ELGIN ROLLED GOLD PLATE  ELGIN 554 U-S-A MILITARY WATCH
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Description of item: 1943 ELGIN ROLLED GOLD PLATE  WRIST WATCH WITH ELGIN 554 U-S-A MILITARY MOVEMENT 29 mm X 35 mm W/O Crown WITH JAMES BOND STYLE STRIPED BLACK & GRAY NATO-STYLE NYLON STRAP WITH KEEPERS   CONDITION FINE .

Estimated Retail Replacement Value $680.00


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WWII ERA ELGIN WRIST WATCHES!

CASE IS FABRICATED FROM
SOLID 10K ROLLED GOLD PLATE


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ROLLED GOLD PLATE


A SHEET OF BASE METAL IS JOINED WITH A SHEET
OF 10K GOLD ON TOP AND BOTTOM.

THEN THIS "SANDWICH" IS RUN
THROUGH  A ROLLING  MILL
[LIKE DOUBLE ROLLING PIN]

CASE PARTS ARE THEN STAMPED
FROM THE SHEET
[ LIKE A COOKIE CUTTER ]

THE PARTS ARE THEN ASSEMBLED

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THIS ORIGINAL DIAL IS STUNNING
WITH
BLACK BUTLER CHAPTER RING
FANCY FONT GOLD TONE NUMERALS
OUTLINED TWO TONE DIAL
AND
SUB-REGISTER SECONDS

AND
MOST OF ALL

THE ORIGINAL 1943 ELGIN
GOLD TONE HANDS

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THE DIAL IS SIGNED

ELGIN
STAR

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29 mm X 35 mm
W/O Crown

 

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STRIP DOWN
CLEAN DIAL
ULTRASONIC CLEAN CASE
MACHINE BUFF STAINLESS CASE BACK
HAND POLISH GOLD CASE
MACHINE POLISH CRYSTAL
COMPLETE MOVEMENT OVERHAUL
NEW MAIN SPRING
LUBRICATE
TIME

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SIGNED
R.S W.
MASTER
STAINLESS
BACK-USA

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NATO STYLE G-18
MILITARY NYLON STRAP

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THE HANDS AND NUMERALS
REFLECT LIGHT

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CASE BACK IS STAINLESS

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ser#: 42,600,000 year:1943

Elgin 554

Features
manual wind
sub second

Data
8/0 size,
Do= 23.7mm, Dm= 23.25mm
H= 3.9mm
15 jewels
f = 18000 A/h
power reserve 38h