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Large Antique 1885 Elgin Pocket Watch & Chain.

Status: This item has been sold
Sold by: The Vintage Wrist Watch Company


Large antique 1885 Elgin pocket watch & chain.
The watch has a Key-winding movement grade 87, which is working well. The movement is signed Elgin Nat'l Watch Co, U.S.A. and it has the serial number 1623699 which dates it back to 1885. ( A winding key is included )
The watch measures 57 mm diameter excluding the stem and the loop . The case was made by the Keystone watch case company an is stamped Silveriod. The case is in nice condition with only light surface marking from use and a small "ding" to the back.
The glass lens is in nice condition.
The dial is enamel and it is signed Elgin and has a couple of light surface scratches between 11 & 12 o'clock.
The watch has its original blued steel hands.
The watch comes on a vintage albert chain with fancy links.
The chain measures 31.5 cm long including the T bar and clasp.
The watch will be sent in a new presentation box.
All of our watches are checked over before listing, and are also checked for accuracy which is usually within around +/- two to three minutes over 24 hours (unless otherwise stated), which is considered respectable for a vintage watch.
All of our prices include UK and worldwide postage. We are a VAT registered company and all purchases are covered by Consumer Regulations.
Credit / debit card purchases can be made over the telephone on 01386 750238 or you can proceed via the blue 'Buy now with credit card or Paypal' button on each listing page.
Non-UK buyers are welcome but payment can be made by Paypal only.
Please note that we are an on-line only business and do not have facilities for callers. Our offices are open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
With regards to appraisals / valuations, we receive a huge number of information requests each day and unfortunately do not have the manpower to deal with them all individually. Our advice would be to contact a local auctioneer for a full appraisal.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 1880.

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The Vintage Wrist Watch Company
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