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Elgin Watch Company - Rechteck, von 1937 - Unisex - 1901-1949

Lot reference 32407679

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Location: Germany
Auction fee: 9% of the winning bid
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Manual winding - Gold-plated

Brand: Elgin Watch Company (More lots)
Model: Rechteck, von 1937
Gender: Unisex
Period: 1901-1949
Movement: Manual winding
Case material: Gold-plated
Type: Analogue wristwatch (More lots)
Shipped Insured: Yes
Condition: Worn with little to no signs of use

A small watch - worn by men in the 30s! The very well maintained reddish dial does not have a patina. The is minimal wear on the edges (contact with casing). Only tiny defects can be seen. The indices are slightly worn in places. The "ELGIN" text is in very good condition. The watch runs exceptionally well, with a relatively high amplitude and slightly fluctuating precision. The watch is ready to wear.
The case is in a very good condition, when you consider its age. The rose gold coating has some light to medium signs of use. The pressed steel back likewise has only light/minimal signs of use. All parts of the watch (except strap and possibly crown) are original "ELGIN" from USA. The blue hands have minimal patina. The watch glass is made of plastic and no longer original. The crown is very grippy and smooth.
Calibre: Elgin 580
Calibre number: 36730973 (according to official Elgin list: installed 1937)
Casing number: 3682031
Size: 25.5 mm (width, without crown) + 39.5 mm (length, with lugs)
Height (with crystal): 9 mm
The reddish brown strap is in mint condition, "vintage", with signs of storage, overall length 18 cm
A wonderfully maintained watch from the 30s. Insured shipping.

De user-1536791  

Catawiki member since September 18, 2019, received 37 reviews in total (37 in last 12 months)

Feedback score: 97.3% (37 reviews)
(last 12 months)
  • watch arrived extremely well packed. The watch itself is better than shown in the photos. Very happy with it

    user-b09a830 January 25, 2020

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    Really positive experience. Really fast and reliable communication. I will get buy on auction as soon as possible.
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    user-97c4d79 January 24, 2020

  • Fine vintage watch, as described: looks beautiful, keeps time well. I have appreciated safe postage, thoughtful communication and instructions for use. A pleasure to deal with this seller. Recommended

    user-ced2761 January 24, 2020

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    Nice watch, dear to me for personal reasons. Well packed, delivered quickly and efficiently. Very pleasant contact. Wirklich sehr erfreulich
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    user-29d5b86 January 17, 2020

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    Très sympatrique et très professionnel
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    user-3b8f100 January 17, 2020

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    Orologio in ottime condizioni. Consegna tempestiva.
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    user-bc1aca7 January 10, 2020

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    Very very very good seller and reliable! ! !
    I am very happy.
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    faperum January 10, 2020

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    Very satisfied.
    Fast delivery, nice watch, matching exactly what was announced.
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    arodrigues January 8, 2020

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    Die Uhr ist in einem sehr guten Zustand! Meine Erwartungen übertroffen. Alles sehr unkompliziert und sehr freundlich! Vielen Dank!!!
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    user-29cf76e January 4, 2020

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    L'orologio è in ordine, cassa e fondello puliti e lucidati, la meccanica è da revisionare, il tempo varia di 10 minuti in un'ora. Manca di box originale (non previsto).
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    reroberto December 31, 2019

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    A beautiful watch in very good conditions as described. Packaging was perfect and the delivery was very fast considering the Christmas period. The seller is reliable and very kind.
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    user-7bef8b1 December 31, 2019

  • Hi,
    I received the Elgin watch in perfect condition. I am satisfied with the purchase and I will continue to be your regular customer.
    Thanks and best wishes for a happy New Year.
    Daniele

    user-9ffe2b1 December 27, 2019

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    Merci. Montre conforme à la description, communication excellente avec le vendeur. Parfait
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    user-2170cf8 December 26, 2019

  • Hier konnte ich wiederholt eine tolle Uhr ersteigern. Die exakte Beschreibung ist stimmig, der Versand blitzschnell, die Kommunikation auf höchstem Niveau. Herzlichen Dank und hoffentlich bis bald!

    user-6ae98f3 December 24, 2019

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    orologio fascinoso, ma da donna,peccato.Saluti
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    armandingo December 18, 2019

  • Ein wundervolles Stück konnte ich hier ersteigern. Die Abwicklung war vorbildlich, die Ware 1A, der Versand schnell wie der Blitz, die Verpackung sicher, die Kommunikation anregend und inhaltsreich!

    user-6ae98f3 December 12, 2019

  • Thank you the watch is very beautiful and arrived well packed.

    user-a8a53b2 December 9, 2019

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    Oggetto conforme, spedizione puntuale.
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    user-c357120 December 4, 2019

  • Uhr ist wie beschrieben und kommt aus einer privaten Sammlung. Der Zustand ist beinahe NOS. Sehr netter, persönlicher Kontakt - kann ich nur empfehlen. Bin sehr zufrieden.

    user-dbb3e65 December 2, 2019

  • All went well, and the watch was in same perfect condition as described. Thanks very much. Regards T. from Denmark.

    user-b57c73e November 26, 2019

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    Delusione totale. In foto sembrava un orologio di normali dimensioni. É arrivato un orologio in miniatura. Ho speso troppo per un lotto che non mi serve
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    semprejuve88 November 22, 2019

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    the size of the watch was exactly described - as in all of my offers.
    His bought this watch with the knowledge about the size.
    The disappointment is also on my size - sorry.
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    OK1OK11OK111 mOLTO BENE
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    etom1943 November 21, 2019

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    Great watch, very nice seller! Thanks!
    The package arrived very quickly, well pakked and in great condition.
    Thanks! Also for the additionele information and nice communication.
    Best regards

    Miklos
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    mszabo November 16, 2019

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    Prodotto ottimo, come descrizione, molto bene!
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    user-3a37c28 November 15, 2019

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    Encore un problème avec ma poste mis à part ce contre temps l’article est conforme à l’annonce et plus belle en vrai encore merci au vendeur et au sérieux dû site
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    user-f2a83db November 13, 2019

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