The movement was made about 1909.
Classic watches, watchmaking, antique tools, history, vintage ephemera and more!
Learn about mechanical timepieces and how they work, the history of the American watch industry and especially all about the Elgin National Watch Company! Check back for new content daily.
Although this is technically a blog, the content is not generally in a time-based sequence. You can find interesting items throughout. Down the page some is an alphabetical word cloud of keywords used here. A great way to dig in is to look through those topics and click anything you find interesting. You'll see all the relevant content.
Here are a few of my favorites!
There are some large images on some posts, so that might impact your load times, bit I think you will find it worth the wait. Thanks for visiting!
- ► 2017 (100)
- ► 2016 (465)
- ► 2015 (452)
- Elgin Grade 294, Animated
- Elgin Grade 294, Later
- Elgin Grade 294, and Old Oil and Dirt and Debris
- A Rusty Elgin Grade 303
- Elgin Grade 70, Transitional
- New Photos
- Waltham Vanguard
- Looking Up Elgin Movement Serial Numbers
- Elgin Grade 95, Animated
- Old Style Stems and Cases, Elgin Grade 95
- Waltham 1908 Model, Animated
- Elgin Grade 303
- Elgin Grade 288
- Elgin Grade 7
- Hairsprings and Grease Don't Mix
- Glass Chip, How Did That Happen?
- Elgin Grade 345, Greasy...
- Elgin Grade 317, Damaged
- Elgin Grade 345, Animation
- Elgin Grade 345, Broken Mainspring
- Beard Care
- Another 12 Size Waltham Animation
- 12 Size Waltham Animation
- Vintage Watch and Jewelry Monograms
- Elgin Grade 55
- ▼ April (26)
- ► 2013 (281)
- ► 2012 (406)
- ► 2011 (135)
- ► 2010 (75)
- ► 2009 (96)
- ► 2008 (25)