This site is your source on vintage Elgin watches, and other vintage pocketwatches! Learn about how fine mechanical timepieces work, the history of the once mighty American watch industry, and all about your antique Elgin watch.
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Follow along with watch repairs and projects on the bench
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Watch repair, restoration and service
Do you have an antique watch in need of work? Maybe I can help! I specialize in vintage American makes, particularly Elgin, but also Waltham, Hamilton, Hampton, Rockford, New York Standard and others.
If you just have any questions about your vintage watch, feel free email me and tell me about your watch, or request more information here!
Questions about a vintage timepiece? Be sure to check the Elgin FAQ.
Elgin National Watch Company production records
Where do the watches live?
About the Elgin National Watch Company
what was once one of the country's largest industrial concerns, and the special place in the history of American industrialization the watch company occupies.
Look up and identify balance staffs
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