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Date/Report Number …..072513.LWEPWWBPW Item ELGIN 18S GOLD FILLED NICKEL DAMASKEENING POCKET WATCH
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Description of item:   GOLD FILLED, ELGIN 18s  PENDANT WIND AND SET POCKET WATCH WITH 17 JEWEL NICKEL DAMASKEENING MOVEMENT AND SCREW DOWN CASE BACK & BEZEL.


Serial Number   SN Range  Quanty  Year    Grade   Size   Code    Jewels Adj/reg/etc.
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19115757        19115001   1000      1916    336    18s    
*ofn5p    17j         e
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O OPENFACE
F FULL PLATE
N NICKEL DAMASKEENING

5 FIFTH MODEL OF THIS SIZE
P PENDANT SET & PENDANT WIND

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $699.00
With Display Box & History Replacement Value $865.00


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ELGIN WATCH FACTORY 1905

IN 1916 ALONZO CHAMBERLAIN MADE THE IMPORTANT DECISION TO INVEST IN AN OPEN FACE 18S ELGIN POCKET WATCH WITH A NICKEL DAMASKED 17 JEWEL PENDANT SETTING & WINDING MOVEMENT AND CASED IN A 20 YEAR GUARANTEE GOLD FILLED CASE WITH RARE SCREW DOWN BEZEL AND CASE BACK.  THIS ELGIN, SERIAL NUMBER 19115757 , WOULD BE THE MOST EXPENSIVE DECISION ALONZO HAD EVER YET MADE.  YET, AS TIME ALWAYS TELLS THE FACTS THIS 1916 ELGIN POCKET WATCH EVENTUALLY WOULD TELL THE TIME OF ALONZOS LIFETIME, ALONG WITH HIS SON,  EDWARD P CHAMBERLAIN,  AND THEN IT WOULD TICK IT'S WAY INTO THE LIFETIME OF MARK CHAMBERLAIN, ALONZO'S GRAND SON IN DECADE AND YEAR OF 20 AND 13. 

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