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Lot 451


Estimate: $200 - $300
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ELGIN AND OTHER 17-JEWEL POCKET WATCHES, LOT OF EIGHT, comprising two Elgin pocket watches consisting of a model 3 (serial no. 25240272), and a model 4 (serial no. 29151830); three Illinois examples with two having watch chains featuring a model 1 (serial no. 2974317), a model 3 (serial no. 4173331), and a Federal model 3 (serial no. 4547880); a Hamilton model 2 (serial no. 3389939) with watch chain, pocket knife and Hamilton presentation case; a Waltham model 1894 (serial no. 23588817); and a Swiss Gruen Watch Co. Veri-thin example (serial no. 4-119130). Each marked. First half 20th century. Gruen approximately size 10s, remainder 12s.


Good to very good overall condition; cases, chains, and fobs with minor to moderate wear, surface scratches, and other imperfections including nicks, slight bending, one or a few dents, losses to gold, worn spots to engraving, etc.; Illinois model 1 enamel dial with a hairline and corresponding minor flake to dial between 6 and 7 position; other dials with light to moderate discoloration including Elgin model 4 that lacks crystal. Five currently running and not timed for accuracy, Elgin model 3 example running intermittently but stopping often, two Illinois examples in gold-toned cases not currently running (see Catalogue Guarantee).

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From a West Coast estate collection.