Thank you for that wealth of information.
My father was an amateur clock repair man, and worked on clocks of all shapes and sizes. I suspect this wasn't a family heirloom, but rather something he picked up.
The house was always full of timepieces sounding off on the hour. We loved it.
I inherited this Elgin pocket watch from my parents. It still runs! I am trying to identify the mark on the inside of the back case to find out who made the case and what the material might be (gold filled or gold plated).
The watch serial number is 901748 and I found online that it...