c.1882 Elgin National Watch Co. Interchangeable Grade 90 with Black Inverse Dial #941219: Black Dial c.1882 Elgin National Watch Co. Interchangeable Grade 90 with Black Inverse Dial #941219: Movement The Elgin factory originally reserved a block of one thousand serial numbers for the production of...
Elgin Grade 91 movement behind the dial featured in yesterday’s post. While factory records list a single run of 1,000 serial numbers designated for the Grade 91, it is estimated.
Pictured: Early Arabic Dial on Elgin Interchangeable Movement, c.1885. Until the 1880s, watch dials manufactured in the United States almost exclusively featured Roman Numeral hourly indicators. Not only was this.