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    Elgin Unique 3/4 Plate Convertible With Center Sweep Seconds, From The Elgin Museum
    Case: 16 size, gold filled, reeded rim, engine turned back with stylized lily and sun flower
    Dial: enamel, Roman numerals, moon hands, open seconds bit to view drive gears for the sweep, with additional no seconds bit dial as found on Elgin doctor's watches
    Movement: No. 5047437, nickel, 3/4 plate, 15 jewels, adjusted, with experimental gearing under the dial driving a center seconds stacked under the hour and minute hands from a gear on the fourth wheel pivot


    Condition Report*: Type: Elgin Unique 3/4 Plate Convertible With Center Sweep Seconds, From The Elgin Museum
    Dial: enamel, Roman, open seconds track, extra dial also
    Hands; moon hands
    Metal: heavy gold filled
    Case Info: four body, engine turned, flowers
    Case Width: 16 size
    Crystal: glass
    Watch Movement: No. 5047437, nickel, 3/4 plate, 15 jewels, adjusted, with experimental gearing under the dial driving a center seconds stacked under the hour and minute hands from a gear on the fourth wheel pivot
    Condition: case is very sharp and good, dial on the watch is superb, extra dial with outer 1/5th seconds is good but dial feet are removed, movement is good and running stops occasionally so cleaning recommended
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    May, 2018
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