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1942 ELGIN Timer Military Stop

This watch was SOLD on January 19, 2009 (Destination: Wrotham, Kent, United Kingdom).

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch
Gender: male
Crystal:acrylic
Dial/Face Width: 44 mm
Dial/Face Height: 44 mm
Movement: 15 jewels manual-wind
Case: gold-filled
Case Width: 50 mm without crown
Case Height: 50 mm
Case Thickness: 14 mm
Serial Number on Back: 8773
Serial Number on Movement: 40972699

This is an authentic 1942 ELGIN Timer Military Stop Watch. This watch has fantastic features - I will try to summarize them into this list:

  • black detail against matte white face
  • full Arabic numeral hours
  • acrylic crystal
  • STEEL case, crown, double-back
  • 15 jewels manual-wind movement

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

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

The ELGIN Timer was used by the U.S. Navy in BUP Ships during World War II, in 1942.

has a stainless steel case.

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

has a black clearly-marked second grid.

has a black clearly-marked minute grid.

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

has black-coated steel hands.

has black full Arabic numeral markers.

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

has a stainless steel bow.

has a stainless steel crown - push down crown to start timer & push down again to stop it!

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

black "ELGIN TIMER" is on the bottom.

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

steel case back is embossed with "U.S. NAVY", "BUP SHIPS", "TIMER STOP", serial number & "1942".

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch
elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

movement is protected by a double case back.

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

reverse side of case back is embossed with "CASED AND TIME BY ELGIN NATIONAL WATCH CO", "ILLINOIS WATCH CASE CO." & "ELGIN NICKEL".

elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch
elgin timer manual-wind military stop watch

has an ELGIN 15 jewels manual-wind movement.

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