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ELGIN ~40's LORD ELGIN Cal.626~

ELGIN ~40's LORD ELGIN Cal.626~

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In the 1940s , it is an introduction of Elgin "Lord Elgin Cal.626 ".

 American watchmaker Elgin started in 1864 under the name of the National Watch Company, and later changed its name to the current Elgin in 1974 .

Since one of the founding members was a Waltham watch craftsman, Elgin's technical capabilities had a good reputation from the beginning, and it did not take long to join the ranks of major companies.

 At its peak, the company employed more than 2,000 staff and made 1,000 movements a day , delivering military watches during World War II. It was one of the watch brands to do.


Lord Elgin is a model that was sold as the highest specification in general sales watches.
The 14k gold-plated Art Deco rectangular case is decorated at the four corners, and when viewed from the side, it has a gentle curve that forms a mountain.
Thanks to this curve, not only does it fit well when worn, but it also gives it a characteristic voluminous appearance.

 The dial is based on silver and has an upright index with gold Arabic numerals.
A fine circle line is engraved in the circle of the small second, which not only increases visibility, but also gives a gorgeous appearance.
In addition, the lug part is covered with a cover so that the belt connection is not visible.

The installed movement is " Cal.626 " 21- stone hand-wound.
It is characterized by a rust-resistant spring and excellent anti-magnetic performance among movements of the time, and of course, the accuracy is also excellent, as it is a high-end machine.
Despite being an 80- year-old watch and not a waterproof model, it is in such good condition that no rust is visible.


The case size is 33.5mm long, 25mm wide, and 11mm thick, which is typical of the 1940s .

It's a small size, but thanks to its thickness and the brilliance of gold, it has the presence of a vintage watch.


The size, design, and everything else of Lord Elgin is calculated with an exquisite balance.
The gold has also aged moderately, making it easy to wear because it is a color that is familiar to the skin, and it goes well with formal styles such as jackets and shirts.
This is exactly the one that embodies the vintage American watch.

Product Details
production age 1940's
movement Cal.626 Manual winding
case size Length 33.5mm (including lugs) / Width 25mm (including crown) / Thickness 11mm / Lug width 16mm
case material 14KGF (gold filled)
accessories Watch body/original case/our store warranty (1 year free warranty)
situation Antique (used)
Waterproof function Non-waterproof
Note *This product will be overhauled after you place your order, so shipping will take about 1-2 months .
Thank you for your understanding.

*The color of the actual product may look slightly different from what you see on your screen. note that.

*This product is also sold at stores. We update the number of items in stock at any time, but it is possible that the item you purchased may be out of stock. Please note that we may cancel the order if there is no scheduled arrival date.

All watches handled by our shop are inspected internally by a professional watch mechanic upon arrival, and are sold only after they have been determined to be genuine, so you can use them with confidence.

When you purchase a watch, we will deliver it with a new leather strap.
Please select the desired color from the order selection tab and place an order.
*For genuine watch belts and products with metal bands, the leather belt will not be attached and will be sent separately as a spare.
In addition, we will also send you a special case for the watch at the time of shipment.

●Guidance after purchasing an antique watch, please be sure to check the contents●

At Amboy, when selling antique watches, instead of handing them over immediately after receiving an order, we ask a specialized craftsman to overhaul (hereinafter referred to as OH) and deliver them after OH is completed. (Period is about 1-2 months)

Watches are completely disassembled by professional watch repair technicians, replacing consumable parts such as internal packing, cleaning, lubricating, etc., and maintaining the watch to a condition with a daily difference of ± 1 minute.
In addition, we will also send you our own OH certificate, as well as a photo of the machine when it was disassembled and repaired, as well as what kind of work was done at the time of delivery.

Of course, since the product itself is a second-hand product, there is no guarantee that it will never break. , Thank you for your understanding.

At the time of product purchase, we offer a one-year warranty period depending on the model. Even if the period has passed, we will charge a fee, but we will properly accept repairs. If you do not have a repair shop near you, please feel free to contact us.

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