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Date/Report Number …..111911.FN61Y0.04 Item:   1969 HAMILTON SPACE VIEW  ETA 2788 AUTOMATIC  WITH CUSTOM BLACK PVD STEEL BRACELET
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Description of item: VINTAGE  1927 ALL ORIGINAL ART DECO SEVEN JEWELED WHITE GOLD FILLED ELGIN TIVOLI WITH VINTAGE HAND MADE TRIPLE CLASP 25 GRAM STERLING SILVER WATCH FOB. CONDITION IS EXCELLENT.

.Estimated Retail Replacement Value $499.00


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VINTAGE
1927

ALL ORIGINAL
ART DECO
SEVEN JEWELED
WHITE GOLD FILLED
ELGIN
TIVOLI

WITH

VINTAGE
HAND MADE
TRIPLE CLASP
25 GRAM
STERLING SILVER
WATCH FOB

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THE ABOVE 1927 ADVERTISEMENT DEMONSTRATES HOW ELGIN AND WALTHAM WATCH MOVEMENTS WERE CASED AND DIALED IN TIVOLI ART DECO WATCH CASES.

THE OFFER HEREIN IS FOR ONE ORIGINAL SIGNED, SERVICED AND WORKING 1927 ELGIN 7 JEWEL MOVEMENT CASED IN IT'S ORIGINAL ART DECO CHASED, FINISHED AND SIGNED TIVOLI WHITE GOLD FILLED CASE.

THIS TIVOLI CASE IS IN EXTRA FINE CONDITION AND IS ABSENT OF ENGRAVINGS. EVERY PORTION OF THIS CASE IS FINSIHED IN HIGH DETAIL WITH NO WEAR EVIDENT.

THE DIAL, HANDS AND CROWN ARE ALSO ORIGINAL AND THE DIAL FINISH REMAINS EXCEPTIONALY ENGRAVED AND CHASED.

NUMERALS, SUB SECONDS REGISTER, AND CHAPTER / BUTLERS RING ARE CLEAR SHARP AND SHOW MINOR EVIDENCE OF USAGE OR TIME.

 

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ENLARGED PHOTO
DOUBLE SUNK
CARVED HAND GRAVED CENTER
DOUBLE FINISHED REGISTER
SMOOTH LIGHTLY BRUSH FINISH NUMERAL TRACK

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THIS SHOT IS HOW THIS
TIVOLI
ART DECO
ELGIN
IS
NORMALLY PERCIEVED
WITH
THE DETAIL OF THE DIAL
DEMONSTRATING IT'S BEAUTY


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CASE BACK DETAIL IS AWESOME
NO USER ENGRAVING

EVERY MILIMETER IS DETAILED

ORIGINAL FINSH IS FRESH

GRAVINGS REMAIN CLEAN & DETAILED

HINGED BACK IS FULLY DETAILED

EVERY
EDGE CORNER ROUND
STRAIGHT& NARROW
IS
CARVED
CHASED
TURNED
OR
RASIED


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THIS CLOSE UP DEMONSTRATES
THE WONDERFUL CHASING
A  COMPILATION OF IDEAS
AN OUT POURING THOUGHT
PROOF OF LABOR
AND
AS FRESH
AS THE DAY
AND
THOUGHT
OF ITS TIME

FOR THE
THOUSANDS
MILLIONS
OF TIVOLI OWNERS
WHO WOULD BE BLESSED
TO OWN ONE
THEY WOULD BECOME

THE MOST
VALUABLE

THE MOST
CHERISHED

ITEMS OF
BEAUTY AND WEALLTH
THEY WOULD EVER OWN

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I APPOLOGIZE FOR MOVING
FROM DESCRIPTION TO POETRY

BUT
I WAS LUCKY TO RECEIVE THIS BEAUTY
IN A WATCH DEAL

AT FIRST NOT CARING TO
GET HER RUNNING
I HAD SEEN MANY OF THESE
BUT
WHEN I BEGAN WORKING
AND
FIXING
AND
RESTORING THE MOVEMENT

I SAW JUST HOW WONDERFUL
THE CASE  & DIAL WERE

AND
REALIZED THAT
FEW WATCHES
!!! PERIOD !!!

WERE AS B EAUTIFUL
AS THIS

WELL.....

 

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IMAGINE A WORLD
WHERE THIS TIME PIECE
WOULD BE SHOWN TO ONE AND ALL
WITH PRIDE
AND
A SPIRIT
OF
ACCOMPLISHMENT

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THE FOB?

THIS FOB IS STERLING SILVER
[STAMPED .925]
AND WEIGHS
NEARLY AN OUNCE

THE CHAIN IS MADE FROM
THICK SILVER WIRE
HAND DRAWN
AND
MADE INTO INDIVIDUAL RINGS
[LIKE CHAIN MAIL]
THEN LINKED BY HAND
TO FORM THICK QUAD CHAIN

 

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NOTICE FOUR RINGS WIDE

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THE CHAIN LOOKS AS IF IT WERE
GOLD PLATED AT ONE TIME

THERE IS A SMALL
PROFESSIONAL SOLDER REPAIR
THAT LOOKS
[TO AN EXPERT WITH A LOOP]
AS IF WAS ACCOMPLISHED
AFTER 1950


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THERE ARE THREE CLASP/RINGS

THE SWIVEL TYPE CONNECTED
TO THE WATCH BAIL/BALE
WHICH CLOSES THROUGH SPRING PRESSURE

ONE LARGE RING CLASP IN CENTER
THAT HAS A SLIDE THAT OPENS AND CLOSES
AND CLOSES
THROUGH SPRING PRESSURE

ONE SMALL RING ON THE OPPOSITE
END THAT ALSO SLIDES OPEN
AND CLOSES
THROUGH SPRING PRESSURE

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THE SWIVEL TYPE CONNECTED
TO THE WATCH BAIL/BALE
WHICH CLOSES THROUGH SPRING PRESSURE


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ONE LARGE RING CLASP IN CENTER
[YOU CANNOT SEE THE SLIDE MECHANISM IN PHOTO]

ONE SMALL RING ON THE OPPOSITE
[YOU CAN SEE THE SLIDE MECHANISM IN PHOTO]

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AWESOME

I CANNOT BELIEVE I JUST SPENT 3 HOURS
RESEARCHING AND WRITING THIS!


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I AM SETTING A FAIR PRICE.
REMEMBER. THE SILVER FOB IS WORTH 170.00
IT HAS A BASE SILVER CONTENT AROUND 40.00

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30609989
[1927]
ELGIN NATIONAL WATCH CO.
U.S.A.

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CONDITION
- EXCELLENT- 
WATCH WINDS SETS & RUNS IN ALL MODES
ALL FEATURES WORK

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WITH YOUR INVESTMENT YOU RECEIVE:FREE A ONE YEAR GSW LIMITED WARRANTY

D) 499.00 PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE **APPRAISAL

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