1882 Elgin “Doctor’s Watch” with Sweep Second Hand, 15 Jewels, Size 16

$879.00

Description

Commonly referred to as a “Doctor’s Watch” because of the sweep second, this Elgin grade was only manufactured in the early 1880s with limited production.

Manufacturer: Elgin National Watch Co.
Serial Number: 943468
Estimated Production Date:
 1882
Grade: 83
Model: 4
Size: 16s
Total Production: 3,200
Jewels: 15 Jewels
Setting Method: Lever
Winding Method: Pendant
Factory Adjusted: Yes
Railroad Grade: No
Configuration: Openface
Dial: Single-Sunk, Roman Numerals, Graduated Seconds Track
Hands: Thin Blue Spade
Case: Openface Hinged Coin Silver

Condition Notes: Case and dial in excellent condition. Gilding on plates is a little dull.

What to Love About This Watch: It is easy to imagine a hometown doctor closely watching the seconds pass on this watch as he tended to a patient. These watches were only produced for a short period of time, and the specialized dial is unique to these grades.
All watches are guaranteed to be in working condition and come with a 60-day functionality warranty.
(Warranty does not cover damage due to dropping, mishandling, or submerging)