Elgin pocket watches are true classical timepieces that were produced back in the middle of the 19th century during which the Civil Struggle was slowly dying down and when the Industrial Revolution of America was getting started. During that time, Elgin pocket watches have been recognized as symbols of that era. These pocket watches became very popular since they served as one of the forerunners of timepieces that were massively produced because they were no longer crafted manually.
These timepieces reflected the philosophy of the Elgin Company. They were created through the use of mechanized, repeated processes, strict quality control, and standardized and parts that were interchangeable. Elgin pocket watches are considered as one of the most sought antique timepieces today.
Now, let’s take a look at some of your choices if you opt to go for Elgin pocket watches. First would be the #IK6A Elgin Antique Gold Filled With Diamonds Size 15. This timepiece is made with a yellow gold case that has been lavished with diamonds. The gem stones that have been used for this are of 15 high grade.
Fusee pocket watches have not been given as much appreciation as most common pocket watches. Only some of the most passionate and well researched enthusiast can truly give credit to these time pieces and even take the time out to look for them. A fusee watch has mainly two parts. The cone shaped pulley and a main spring barrel; these two were connected by a small chain which is used to wind the spring as it loosened while the watch is functioning.