empressissi™ is pleased to offer this fantastic all original American made LORD ELGIN dress watch for men from the late 40s in gold filled case.
The watch houses a strong hi grade 558 manual wind movement with sub seconds, running on 17 jewels. It is cased in a signed 10K gold filled case in yellow tone in great condition with original near mint acrylic crystal and good crown.
The dial is factory original and near mint with complicated gold inlaid markers, dual-tone silver surface and black print with Roman numerals and original set of hands.
This Lord Elgin watch measures 23mm side to side (excluding crown) and 33mm from top lug to bottom lug and is relatively modest in size even for vintage watches.
Attached to this watch is a brand new, quality slim genuine leather band in black tone, 18mm wide, with anti-allergic buckle in matching tone.
Vintage watches are smaller than today's standards;
To avoid the inconvenience of returns merely due to wrong size expectations, Please study the listed sizes and keep in mind that in most cases, vintage watches will be smaller than today's standards and are unlikely to fit a large wrist. For your convenience, and to better understand the proportions of vintage watches sizes, download and print a copy of our unique watch size reference PDF page.