Monday, April 25, 2011

Completed: restoration of the Elgin 12s pocket watch

Completed restoration. This watch is running strong and keeping great time. Its slim design allows it to fit in your pocket without noticing its presence. And i do like to hear it ticking all day.

The back case has a broken hinge but snaps on anyway. Not much i can do about repairing the case hinge.

For more details of the tear down and restoration i have photographed each step of the way here, hopefully this will help other watch repair enthusiasts who are trying to re-assemble an elgin: