This atomic era 1960s Elgin "Sportsman" wristwatch features a silver-tone case with a matching bracelet and a stainless steel back. The original dial features heavily patinaed gold-tone Arabic numerals with original silver-tone hands against a "radioactive orange" backdrop that screams, "I know how to duck and cover."
Mechanical, Swiss, 17 jewels
34.0mm diameter (with crown)
This Vintage Timepiece:
is in pre-owned condition (please refer to the photographs).
comes without the original box and papers.
is guaranteed to be authentic.
The crystal is in good condition (please refer to the photographs).
The Elgin National Watch Co developed an iconic American brand during its 100 years of operation. Not all Elgins were made in the USA during its later years, but those that were are classic examples of American grit and ingenuity and some of the purest forms of 20th century Americana.