Description

Manufactured by the Elgin National Watch Co. – Railroad Grade: 252 Father Time

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 8778475
Grade: 252
Model: 7
Class: 65
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 3 of 16
Total Production: 19,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes

Pristine Elgin Railroad Grade 252 Father Time Housed in Beautiful Yellow Gold Fill Case

If you’ve ever wanted a pristine timepiece for your collection, so pristine in fact, that it appears to have never been circulated and never used, this Elgin Grade 252 Father Time may be just the pocket watch you’ve been looking for. This timepiece, manufactured in 1900 during the first year production runs, is one of the rarer railroad grade pocket watches in existence, with a total of 19,000 ever produced in total.

The Elgin Grade 252 movement features a wonderful demaskeen pattern and intricate scroll-work engravings. It is housed in a gorgeous B&B Watch Case Co. gold fill case with a delightful natural scene engraved on the case back including trees and a bird in flight.

This watch has just been serviced and runs like a Kentucky Derby champion. The extreme rarity, first year production, and pristine condition of this Father Time makes it a one of a kind perfect gift for a loved on this holiday season, or as a centerpiece addition to your collection.

$2,675

1 in stock

DETAILS

Overall condition: Excellent
Case: Size 18, 2 1/4 inches in diameter. B&B Watch Case Co.  yellow gold filled – excellent
Dial: Double sunk enamel, no flaws – excellent
Movement: Excellent

Warranty: Full one-year warranty.
Service: All our treasured timepieces are completely disassembled, expertly cleaned, and oiled using the finest quality watch oil and gear grease and adjusted for accuracy.

Included with all orders: quality gift box, velvet pouch, tarnish-free paper, display stand (pictured), and polishing cloth.
Orders under: $2,500 are shipped USPS Priority Mail with signature confirmation.
Orders over: $2,500 are shipped FedEx Overnight with signature confirmation.

Description

Manufactured by the Elgin National Watch Co. – Railroad Grade: 252 Father Time

Manufacturer: Elgin
Manufacturer Location: Elgin, Illinois
Movement Serial Number: 8778475
Grade: 252
Model: 7
Class: 65
Estimated Production Year: 1900
Run Quantity: 1,000
Grade/Model Run: 3 of 16
Total Production: 19,000
Size: 18s
Jewels: 21j
Jewel Material: Ruby
Jewel Setting: Gold Settings (Screw-Set)
Movement Configuration: Openface
Movement Finish: Nickel
Movement Setting: Lever
Plate: Full Plate
Barrel: Going
Train: Quick
Regulator: Moseley
Hairspring: Breguet
Escapement Type: Straight-line
Standard Dial Type: Double-Sunk
Adjusted: Yes
Adjusted to Position: Yes
Adjusted to Temperature: Yes
Adjusted to Isochronism: Yes
Railroad Grade: Yes