Original U.S. WWII Army 17-Jewel Wrist Watch by Elgin - Fully Functional

Item Description

Original Item: Only One Available. This is a late war (44-45) OG-grade for EM issue plated brass Case screw back Elgin Model 10617 17-Jewel wrist watch with a stainless steel back. This wonderful example has been fully cleaned, tested and runs perfectly. It was manufactured in 1944 for the US Army. It has a white face with radium luminous hands for night use. It has the name ELGIN on the dial face. The band is a correct high quality web reproduction.

During WWII, Elgin supplied watches for the US Army, Navy, and Marine Corps [the Air Force was the Army Air Force]. In 1940, the Ordnance Department published the requirements for military watches. The list includes pocket, wrist, and stop watches.

Marking on the case reads:

OG- 94650

Brand: Elgin
Size: 6/0
Movement: 17-jewel
Model: 6/0
Watch Shape: Round
Serial Number: 94650
Case Color: Silver
Year of Manufacture: 44-45
Face Color: Cream
Country of Manufacture: USA

There is no warranty for this watch and returns for a non-working watch will not be honored. Please note all watches are wound and tested then recorded on video before shipment. We are not in the watch repair business- ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

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