empressissi™ is pleased to offer this exquisite American made ELGIN dress watch for men from the early 50s in solid gold case.
The watch houses a strong hi grade 626 manual wind movement with sub seconds, running on 21 jewels. It is cased in a signed 14K solid yellow gold case in classic design, similar to Hamilton models of the same era, this is model 4518.
The dial is factory original - light pearl white tone with applied solid gold triangles with embossed numbers. It has an original set of hands.
This Lord Elgin watch measures 22mm side to side (excluding crown) and 37mm from top lug to bottom lug and is modest in size even for vintage standards.
Attached to this watch is a brand new, quality slim genuine leather band in black tone, 16mm 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.