1942 ELGIN Timer Military Stop
This watch was SOLD on January 19, 2009 (Destination: Wrotham, Kent, United Kingdom).
Dial/Face Width: 44 mm
Dial/Face Height: 44 mm
|Movement: 15 jewels manual-wind
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!
The ELGIN Timer was used by the U.S. Navy in BUP Ships during World War II, in 1942.
has a stainless steel case.
has a black clearly-marked second grid.
has a black clearly-marked minute grid.
has black-coated steel hands.
has black full Arabic numeral markers.
has a stainless steel bow.
has a stainless steel crown - push down crown to start timer & push down again to stop it!
black "ELGIN TIMER" is on the bottom.
steel case back is embossed with "U.S. NAVY", "BUP SHIPS", "TIMER STOP", serial number & "1942".
movement is protected by a double case back.
reverse side of case back is embossed with "CASED AND TIME BY ELGIN NATIONAL WATCH CO", "ILLINOIS WATCH CASE CO." & "ELGIN NICKEL".
has an ELGIN 15 jewels manual-wind movement.
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