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Date/Report Number …..011313.FN21HY.04 Item:   1942 ELGIN 554 MILITARY TRENCH STYLE

Description of item: VINTAGE 1942 ELGIN 554 33 X 48 W/O CROWN [CROWN SEATS IN CASE] AND 1942 15 JEWEL ELGIN U.S.A. 554 MILITARY MOVEMENT BLACK CROWN AND RATCHET WHEELS MOVEMENT AND BALLISTIC BLACK NYLON NATO G-20 TRIPLE STEEL KEEPERS HEAVY DUTY MILITARY STRAP FITS TO SIZE 9

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $695.00


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VINTAGE
1942
ELGIN
554

33 X 48
W/O
CROWN
[CROWN SEATS IN CASE]

AND

1942
15 JEWEL
ELGIN U.S.A. 554
MILITARY MOVEMENT
BLACK
CROWN AND RATCHET
WHEELS
MOVEMENT

AND

BALLISTIC BLACK NYLON
NATO G-20
TRIPLE STEEL KEEPERS
HEAVY DUTY
MILITARY STRAP

FITS TO SIZE 9

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1942 SERIAL ELGIN 554
WITH
MATT OFF WHITE DIAL
BLACK OUTLINED NUMERALS
WITH RAISED LUMINOVA ILLUMINATION
WITH
BLACK 24 HOUR NUMBER RING
OUTER BLACK BUTLERS STYLE CHAPTER
WITH
BLACK OUTLINED
AND
NUMBERED
SUB SECONDS CHAPTER RING


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THIS RARE THREE PIECE CASE
WITH
SWIVEL WIRE LUGS

IS A RARE CASE AND STYLE
RARELY DISCOVERED
WITH VARIOUS
MILITARY MOVEMENTS
FROM 1925 TO 1945

 

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RARE CASE
THIN LINE LOOK
WONDERFUL

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THE ELGIN SIGNED
ILLUMINATED DIAL

IS COMPLEMENTED BY

BLACK ILLUMINATED CATHEDRAL HANDS

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THICK "WIRE" LUG STRAP WILL PULL
STRAIGHT OUT WITH FIXED LUG STRAP

ON A GO THROUGH STRAP
THEY DROP DOWN

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BLACK BALLISTIC NYLON STRAP
WITH BOLD LOOKING KEEPERS

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BALLISTIC NYLON IS 5 TIMES
AS TOUGH DURABLE AND
STRONG AS NORMAL NATO STYLE STRAPS

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THE CRYSTAL IS GLASS



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CCROWN IS RECESSED


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THIS ELGIN IS A RE-CASE
I DO NOT KNOW HOW THIS WAS
ACHEIVED

 

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THE FACT REMAINS THAT ONLY A HANDFUL
OF TRENCH & STANDARD
MILITARY WATCH MOVEMENTS
AND
DIALS
WILL WORK WITH THIS CASE



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WHERE YOU CAN SEE WHAT
SHE WILL LOOOK LIKE
WITH A FIXED LUG STRAP


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NICE WIDE LUGS
THAT ARE SUPER HEAVY DUTY

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NOTE THAT THE ELGIN 554
FITS INTO THIS STAMPED E-544 CASE

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HERE WE SEE THE
RECESSED CROWN
AND
THE HINGED LUGS

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ELGIN 544 U-S-A
T 998257
[1942]
15 JEWELS


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CONDITION
- ORIGINAL CONDITION -
WATCH SETS & KEEPS TIME

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