In the later years, Elgin sold imported movements, mostly Swiss.
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Many Elgin watches that were made over 100 years ago are still providing reliable and accurate daily service to their proud owners.
To go in a hunting case — a watch case with a cover that opens when the crown is pushed; or, whether it is designed for use in an open-face case, which has no.
The bezel is simply a metal ring that holds the glass.
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