Vintage Articles, Brochures and More
The Elgin National Watch Company's Pension Fund
Rules and Regulations, 1940
Elgin was a modern company in its day. It first adopted a "relief fund", a sort of insurance system, for employees in 1919. This guide to the fund is from 1941.
Elgin Advance Relays
Late in the history of the Elgin company, they shifted heavily into miniature electronic components. These are two brochures from 1958 on some of these products.
Creator of Invar and Elinvar
A brief look at really old watches, written in 1938
By Mr. Edward Ingraham
Elgin retail information, 1950s
Elgin advertising from 1873
The Elgin factory magazine
The Box of Wonders in Your Pocket
An extended piece from The Watch Word, 1935
Captain Tick-Mouse - Spotting Slackers
An Elgin advertising piece, 1917
Tool and Material Catalogue, 1906 - 1907
About the Elgin National Watch Company
Learn about 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.
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