The case back can also provide insight into the manufacturer.
Raymond - Elgin Railroad Pocket Watch - 21 Jewel - Runs Antique Elgin Pocket Watch 16 Size 7 Jewels Nickel Case Runs12s Elgin Yellow Gold Fill Ornate Hunter Pocket Watch, Great Running Vintage Elgin Pocket Watch Movement With A Fantastic Enamel Dial Bw Raymond Elgin 14k Gold Heavy Antique 125g 18s Hunter Mens Pocket Watch P 830.
elgin 12 Size 17 J Mint Hunting Case Fully Engraved Mint Dial Pocket Wat`1908 Elgin 0s 7j Mid-size / Ladies Pocket Watch.
A Fixer.4 Antique 16s Pocket Watch Movement Lot For Repair Parts Elgin & Waltham Antique Elgin Gold Hunter Case Pocket Watch Ornate Gold Filled Design $9.99 Runs Rare Old Vintage 1927 Elgin 16s 21j B.w.
Raymond Model, Open Face Pocket Watch Antique Elgin Size 16s 15 Jewel Pocket Watch No Reserve Antique Elgin Running Pocket Watch 17 Jewels L701912 Elgin Pocket Watch Nickel Cased Very Good Condition Good Working Order Rare Elgin National Watch Company Pocket Watch In Working Condition Antique Elgin 16 Size Pocket Watch 15 Jewels Fancy Dial 20 Yr Ygf Case Runs Nr Fantastic 14kgf Hunters Case - 1891 Elgin 6s 7j Ls Pocket Watch Antique 1922 Elgin 12s 17j Large Dial Open Face Pocket Watch 62.3g Gold Plated Elgin Pocket Watch Elgin Pocketwatch 12s Philadelphia Gold Filled Case 19121911 Elgin Veritas Model 8 Grade 214 18s 23j Of Gf Pocket Watch Running Vintage 1933 Elgin 506 B.w.raymond 10k Ygf 21jewel Railroad Grade Pocket Watch!
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Elgin 15j Multi Color - Both Case And Dial Multi Color- Hc Pocket Watch Ca. Raymond Elgin 18s Pocket Watch Runs Rr Grade 240 Antique 19022 Antique Coin Silver Case 18s Pocket Watch Lot Repair Parts Illinois Elgin Elgin 16s 21jewel Father Railroad Grade Time Fancy Dial Green Gf.Their production facilities were temporarily busy making military watches, speedometers, altimeters, and chronometers.After the war, the company shifted from pocket watches to wristwatches, decorative clocks, wedding rings, and transistor radios.To a lesser extent, dial features, like the placement of the second hand and the shape of the sub-seconds (if any), are also very useful indicators.Model numbers were typically stamped inside the case back, as you can see in the picture at left.Model names were not stamped on the watches and our only clues to these is through other collectors, or through visually matching watches with advertisements and (scarce) catalog materials.