Elgin National Watch Company Lord Elgin

  • Movement 
    Automatic
  • Year of manufacture 
    2011
  • Lot number 
    54051
  • Case material 
    Plastic
  • Diameter 
    20
  • Location
  • Watch type 
    Other

Description

Elgin Rare 18k Lord Elgin Commemorative Wristwatch Case: 18k yellow gold, two body, large hinged and hooded lugs, 38 mm x 20 mm Dial: silver, gold dot markers, sub seconds, gold dauphine and circle hands Movement: Movement: # 50000262, grade 670, gold plate finish, 21 jewels, 7 adjustments Band: Brown leather Lord Elgin Signed: Dial, movement, case, strap and 18k tang buckle signed Elgin Note: This limited edition watch is one of one thousand made to commemorate the anniversary of the 50 millionth watch produced by Elgin. This Lord Elgin, known as the 50 Millionth Anniversary watch, is truly a rare example. The model was release in 1951 to celebrate Elgin's 50th anniversary and to mark the 50th million watch production. It was a limited release, only 1000 watches were made. The case is crafted out of 18 karat yellow gold with hinged oversize hooded lugs. Powered by Elgin's caliber 670 a 21 jewel mechanical movement with 7 adjustments. Elgin was the first manufacturer to produce 50 million watches. The actual 50th million watch known as the "red feather" resides at Elgin History Museum.