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Thread: Elgin Deluxe

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    Default Elgin Deluxe

    I'm a casual watch collector. Bought this today at an antique/furniture store where I've picked up some interesting watches. It appears to keep perfect time.

    Can anyone tell me the vintage? Given the bezel and letters, I'd say 1930s.

    Thanks.

    Paul
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    Default Re: Elgin Deluxe (RE: brennerpr)

    The DP logo is for dura power which I believe is for their alloy springs which would put it at post war. Looks like 1950s to me. I'll look through my books to see if there is a name. A photo of the movement and SN really helps.

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    Default Re: Elgin Deluxe (RE: Dave Haynes)

    David,

    Thanks! After my post, I did open the watch (which I have some trepidation about doing) and got the movement serial number. Using the Elgin serial number dating info, I determined that it was indeed made in 1951. You are spot on!

    For general info, the # is S 457109; the S translates to 50, meaning 50,457,109, which is 1951.

    In any case, it's a nice looking watch, and keeps nearly perfect time. I just need to get a 17mm strap; the 16mm strap I put on it is a tad narrow (and I tried an 18mm strap, which is a bit too wide).

    Thanks again,

    Paul

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