Vintage Black & Gold Elgin II Quartz Watch for Women
With stunning black & gold design features, this Elgin II quartz watch for women will make a lovely occasion timepiece. The watch comes with a delicate 18-mm case and a slim bracelet. Powered by a Japan quartz movement, the watch keeps perfect time.
The watch comes with two clasps - one for large wrist sizes, and one for medium wrist sizes. One of the clasps is detachable. The bracelet of the watch can be adjusted for smaller wrist sizes, by removing some of the links.
Condition: Very good. Case width: 18 mm. Wrist size: medium/large. Case + strap length: 19 cm. Battery-operated. Stainless steel back. Base metal bezel. Japan movement. Brand: Elgin ELL12.
Elgin was founded in 1864, right as the civil war was coming to an end. The first watch Elgin made, an 18 sized B W Raymond railroad grade watch, was finished in 1867 and over the next 100 years, they went on to produce about 60 million watches. Elgin produced its first wristwatch around 1910, leading most other American watch companies by many years. Elgin was originally called the "National Watch Company". The name never really stuck and in 1874, they changed their name to the "Elgin National Watch Company" because most of the watch trade and public were calling them "watches from Elgin". They kept that name until the late 1960s when they stopped producing watches and changed their name to the "Elgin National Industries".
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