empressissi™ is pleased to offer this spectacular 16 size ELGIN USA pocket watch with fine hunting decoration motif in solid gold. The watch was serviced here in our atelier and is running well, keeping good time!
This watch is part of a large 'Virginia Collection' we offer for sale, from an avid collector of mostly American made solid gold watches.
The watch houses an early grade 153 crown wind/crown set movement in decorated nickel finish, in 16 size, estimated to 1899 and is a fine American made movement.
The movement is cased in a marvelous ROY 14K marked solid yellow gold case in hunting motif. It has good hinges, tight bow, good crown, functional lift spring and overall is extremely well preserved all around. It has a mint acrylic crystal.
The dial is a factory original unique and sought after classic design with gold inlay details in white enamel showing no evident damage and has an original set of hands.
This fantastic American pocket watch measures 48,5mm side to side (excluding crown), The case alone weighs 48g without the crystal and movement.