Description

    Gene Autry Automated Watch and Early Elgin Grid Case Watch, circa 1948 and 1918
    Case: silverode 31 mm with grid top (Elgin), 33 mm chromium (Autry)
    Dial: enamel with Arabic numerals (Elgin), colored paper with automated pistol (Autry)
    Movement: 7 jewel nickel (Elgin), Swiss made pin lever (Autry)
    Band: leather, embossed with cowboy buckle for the Gene Autry
    Signed: Elgin and Swiss Made


    Condition Report*:

    Type: Gene Autry Automated Character Watch & Early Elgin Grid Watch
    Signed: Elgin, and Swiss Made on the Gene Autry
    Dial: enamel on Elgin, colored paper on character
    Hands; spades on Elgin, batons and pistol on Autry
    Metal: silverode (Elgin) and base metal
    Case Info: two piece on Autry, three piece on Elgin
    Case Width: 33 mm (Autry), 31 mm (Elgin)
    Crystal: acrylic (Autry), glass (Elgin)
    Watch Movement: pin lever for the Gene Autry, 7 jewel nickel for the Elgin
    Band: leather
    Circa: 1918 (Elgin), 1948 (Autry)
    Condition: both running, dials are good, chromium on back of Autry is worn on edges, Elgin case is good, Elgin band is worn


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2009
    12th-13th Tuesday-Wednesday
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