Lord Elgin (US) 21-Jewel
Drivers Style Wrist Watch With Flexible Lugs use for main
Lord Elgin; Man’s; Serial # C912,697; Circa: 1940’s
STYLE: The length lug-to-lug is 48.9mm width 20.4mm without a crown.
CASE: The yellow gold-filled snap back case is square in shape and has
flexible lugs. The case is in very good condition.
BAND: The band is leather.
DIAL: This silver dial features Arabic numerals, minute track, baton
hands and subsidiary seconds. The dial is in very good condition, slightly
MOVT: The 21-jewel manual wind Grade 559 movement has a lever escapement
and is stem-set. The movement is in very good condition.
This is a great vintage Driver's
Watch The driver's watch was created with swivel lugs to allow the owner to wear
the piece on the side of his arm, so it was easily viewed while driving. These
distinct pieces are pure watch history, a style that has faded.