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Hi viclip,
We like or dislike it, but it is very comfortable on the wrist, thank you !

Amicalement GG ;)
 

Rick Hufnagel

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This hasn't seen daylight in a long time. Not because I don't like it, but it's small... And I'm not...

It's just really cool. Elgin 643, an automatic A Schild movement. Doug has a really great article on the first imported Swiss automatics from Elgin. I've managed to find two of the three movements.

It could definitely use a good servicing, but for one day it ran fine.
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In my pocket was this really neat Elgin with a French movement.

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This is an Ultra calibre 41. 17 jewels and incabloc. Star watch co 10k GF case.

It's a fun part of Elgins history to explore. Both of these watches are assembled by the company before it went overseas.
 

Pete 2021

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I am wearing the only watch I own. A rose gold Steinhausen Altdorf that was given to me by my now wife.
I put it on on my birthday in January of 2000.
It comes off for showers, battery and wrist band changes.
Soon as I can figure out how to post a picture, I'll show it off.

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Told ya.
 
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Peter John

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I am wearing the only watch I own. A rose gold Steinhausen Altdorf that was given to me by my now wife.
I put it on on my birthday in January of 2000.
It comes off for showers, battery and wrist band changes.
Soon as I can figure out how to post a picture, I'll show it off.

Pete View attachment 631457

Told ya.
930EA580-0930-4557-B666-F90F678B8D3C.jpeg For today picked this up last month 930EA580-0930-4557-B666-F90F678B8D3C.jpeg
 

Dave Haynes

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This hasn't seen daylight in a long time. Not because I don't like it, but it's small... And I'm not...

It's just really cool. Elgin 643, an automatic A Schild movement. Doug has a really great article on the first imported Swiss automatics from Elgin. I've managed to find two of the three movements.

It could definitely use a good servicing, but for one day it ran fine.
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In my pocket was this really neat Elgin with a French movement.

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This is an Ultra calibre 41. 17 jewels and incabloc. Star watch co 10k GF case.

It's a fun part of Elgins history to explore. Both of these watches are assembled by the company before it went overseas.
The Elgin watch is called Nautilus if I recall. I have 4 of them. Nice AS1361 movement, the Chevrolet of Automatics. Wonderful bullet proof movements that are easy to work on and NO CALENDAR! You couldn't beat the quality in these Swiss Elgins of the time period.
 
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Rick Hufnagel

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The Elgin watch is called Nautilus if I recall. I have 4 of them. Nice AS1361 movement, the Chevrolet of Automatics. Wonderful bullet proof movements that are easy to work on and NO CALENDAR! You couldn't beat the quality in these Swiss Elgins of the time period.
Thanks! I haven't mustered up the confidence to tackle an auto yet... Which is why this one still needs a service. I do have a couple victims for learning. Maybe someday soon. I'm a time only kinda guy,so I like that there is no calendar! Going from pocket watches to teeny tiny little automatics is a bit daunting. I've serviced some small wristwatch movements, but they were not autos.
Dave, you think this one could be the shipmate model?
I dont know the model, but that is a great looking Elgin! Love it.
 
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