Dating waltham antique pocket watch
The Elgin National Watch Company Most commonly known as just the Elgin Watch company was a major US watch maker.
18 karat yellow gold hinged back and front hunting case with engraved front and back and nice presentation from South Australia.The sample is heavily biased to watches retailed by J. Benson, largely because other retailers frequently used Swiss hallmarked silver cases which do not carry a date mark.Benson appear to have switched from Revue to Tavannes in about 1932 the database is only good for the 1930s.16 jewel gilt movement with slide activated quarter hour repeater and button activated chronograph.White glass enamel dial with black roman numerals and minutes divided into 300. Very unusual Tissot 16 size gents open face pocket watch from about 1885. Watch Company Waltham 6 size ladies pendant watch from about 1892.