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My Elgin Pocket Watch Collection
Page Five

Fancy Hunter Watch with Fob

Size    

 6 (1 11/30")

Year it was made     

1917

Number of Jewels     

7


Serial Number  
  20,636,810

Just like my other watches, this one has a "fancy dial".  As you can no doubt surmise, I have a penchant for ornate design and accouterments.  Therefore, when this watch came on the market, I jumped at it.  An interesting note, Elgin watches are even "fancy" where the typical owner would never look - on the inside.  Wayne Schlitt, of The Elgin Watch Collectors Site  told me that the customer WOULD see that part of the watch before they picked out the case.  Needless to say, it seems to me like pin-striping the engine of a car!

               

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