As in the case of branded Elgin watches, contrary to popular opinion, is not the main brand or how many functions they have, and most importantly-a perfect status and originality! Only then can you talk about a subject that is a satisfaction for the owner and essential. Collectible Elgin watches have only the value and meaning if guess watches remain in perfect condition and all their functions are still working.
It is even about such trifles as the clasp of the belt and the belt itself, glass, even slightly scratched, factory warranty, certificate, gift box or packaging. It indicates the proper care of the watch owner. The mechanism should also be in a state of almost perfect. No scratches on the disk, without prejudice to the screws, all the details of the original, not to mention the dial and recommendations.
Collectors all over the world engaged in watches, happy to acquire Elgin watch brand for several reasons. Firstly, Elgin watches are no longer manufactured. Elgin was founded after the Civil War in 1864. The first watches that the company launched were intended for railway stations and are appreciated until now. In 1874 Elgin Company changed its name to “National watch company Elgin”, and in 1910 it became the first company in the US, which began manufacturing watches. They never were cheap, but to call them elite was impossible too.
In the late 1960s the company stopped producing watches, set up other business and changed its name to «Elgin National Industries». Have you ever thought about to start collecting Elgin watch? Given that Elgin Company released a variety of tens of millions of Elgin watches, their collecting can be a fascinating hobby and a real distraction. In addition, if in your Elgin watches collection will be at least one copy of the watches that were released during the 19th century, then this collection will not only be a pleasure for its owner, but also have a high value, so that you will always be able to return the money spent on their acquisition.