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Swiss-Made ELGIN Bourquard Classic with Ellipse Case

This watch was SOLD on October 17, 2013 (Destination: Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.).

elgin classic automatic day-date watch
Gender: male
Crystal: acrylic
Dial Width: 32 mm
Dial Height: 32 mm
Movement: 17 jewels automatic
Case: stainless steel
Case Width: 42 mm without crown
Case Height: 44 mm with lugs
Serial Numbers on Back: 4804
Serial Numbers on Movement: 334
Bracelet: leather
Bracelet Width: 19 mm
Bracelet Length: 6.25 in (measures up to 8 in with case)

This is an authentic Swiss-made ELGIN Bourquard Classic Watch with Day-Date display.

  • white detail against matte blue dial
  • day & date display
  • arrowhead second hand
  • white trim & sunray grid
  • stainless steel beveled case, crown, back & clasp
  • new blue leather band
  • 17 jewels automatic movement

This watch keeps good time & is in good working condition! Add this to your collection of vintage quality timepieces!

The photos presented are of the actual item for sale. Kindly study them carefully because what you see is what you will get. We try our best to describe watches as accurately as we can that's why we present them visually & literally. In case we missed a few points, you are welcome to ask questions.

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

The back of the watch is stamped "BOURQUARD SWITZERLAND". Bourquard was & still remains a prominent name of elite watchmakers, identified closely with the BaselWorld Watch & Jewellery Show.

EXTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *GOOD condition (77-82%): Nothing fundamentally wrong with the watch, though it has quite obviously been used. Case may show a few dings, nicks or scratches. May have replacement parts.

INTERNAL CONDITION: This watch is in *GOOD condition (77-82%): Running & wearable, but may gain or lose a few minutes over 24 hours

*condition descriptives mainly based on the Timezone Grading System
elgin classic automatic day-date watch

stainless steel ellipse case

matte blue dial or face in PRISTINE condition as it has crisp markings & a flawless surface

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

steel hour & minute hands; white-coated arrowhead second hand

steel bar hour markers

day & date display window framed in white at 3 o'clock

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

black ELGIN name logo (on steel plate) & white ELGIN symbol logo at 12 0'clock

white "AUTOMATIC" & "SWISS" at 6 0'clock

clearly-marked white trim & sunray grid

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

replacement steel crown

clear acrylic crystal

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

new blue leather band

Bracelet Length: 6.25 in (measures up to 8 in with case)

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

new steel clasp

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

case back embossed with ELGIN name logo, "ALL STAINLESS STEEL", "SWISS". These details are difficult to make out. They're visible at close inspection under a bright light.

We cannot guarantee the effectiveness of its waterproof closure because this watch is vintage.

elgin classic automatic day-date watch

reverse side of case back embossed with a "BOURQUARD", "SWITZERLAND" & serial numbers

elgin classic automatic day-date watch
elgin classic automatic day-date watch

Swiss-made ELGIN 17 jewels automatic movement - cleaned, serviced & checked by our skilled technician

The area around the movement is corroded but the movement itself is in good working condition.
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