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Close up view of the dial 1873 Elgin Pocket Watch

Elgin BW Raymond 18 Size 15 Jewel Antique Railroad Grade Key Wind Pocket Watch Circa 1873

$495.00 $535.00

Elgin Renowned Craftsmanship in an Antique Railroad Grade Nickel Case Pocket Watch Circa 1873

This genuine antique Elgin pocket watch for men features a truly special fancy plain polished 3 ounce nickel heavy case. The elegantly plain polished triple hinged case has a new-looking clear glass crystal. Collectors of nostalgic timepieces as well as early American historical enthusiasts will absolutely adore this finely cared-for piece of American history.

This Elgin 15 jewel pocket watch features a precision very strong running, railroad grade at the time of manufacture, size 18 movement that is sparkling clean and bright, with key wind and key set. Through the beveled glass crystal is a view of the detailed white porcelain dial, while the fine gilt finish adjusted movement inside effortlessly keeps time.  Movement has been professionally serviced including oiling, and timing. Made in the United States of America around 1873.

This watch is a private label and was made for Fisher and Thatcher, Los Angeles by Elgin. The dial and movement are marked Fisher and Thatcher in fancy script.

The classic face of this well-preserved vintage pocket watch features matching fancy black hands and a stylish single-sunk white porcelain background with large starkly contrasting black Roman numerals to represent each hour.  Overall, this large man's nickel pocket watch has that turn-of-the-century classic appeal that collectors desire to wear and love to display. This watch comes with an old key for winding and setting.  C6F


  • B.W. Raymond

    Manufacturer: Elgin
    Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
    Movement Serial Number: 205482
    Grade: 69
    Variation: B.W. Raymond
    Model: 1
    Class: 1
    Estimated Production Year: 1873
    Run Quantity: 100
    Total Production: 29,154
    Size: 18s
    Jewels: 15j
    Movement Configuration: Either
    Movement Finish: Gilt
    Movement Setting: Key
    Plate: Full Plate
    Barrel: Going
    Train: Quick
    Adjusted: Yes
    Railroad grade: Yes
  • Warranty: 90 Days from date of purchase

Great gift for a retirement, birthday, graduation, father's day, Christmas, or any holiday! Warranted 90 days! Ships free!!

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