Elgin Galaxie Day-Date Automatic


Brand: Elgin

Model: Galaxie Day-Date Automatic (RARE); Swiss Made circa 1970s

Case: Solid stainless steel case with compressor caseback (snap-back) is approximately 34mm excluding the original "fluted" winding crown

Bracelet: 18mm vintage-style stainless steel mesh bracelet (adjustable size via sliding clasp)

Movement: Elgin cal. 334 (base AS cal. 1916) self-winding automatic movement (17 jewels) with day-date display; unique quick-set date feature by pushing in the crown towards the case; 21,600 BPH; Swiss Made

Features: Original silver textured dial with raised black rectangular boxes and unique Arabic numerals at 6, 9, and 12 o'clock; original handset; two-tone day-date display at 3 o'clock; quick-set date feature by pushing in the crown towards the case; cool case shape wears larger than its stated size; original domed acrylic crystal

Condition: Fantastic original condition overall with only light signs of wear from storage and handling; solid stainless steel case is razor sharp and completely unpolished with all of the original bevels and finishes in tact; crisp caseback with defined printing and a few minor superficial scratches; attractive original dial; original handset with all luminous material in tact and matching; a few minor scratches on the original domed acrylic crystal

Other: This rare Elgin Galaxie was acquired directly from a former employee of the Elgin Watch Company and appears to be unworn. The textured dial is incredible with raised black rectangular boxes at 6, 9, and 12 o'clock - Check out the unique Arabic numerals within! This watch wears extremely well on the wrist and much larger than 34mm with its cool case shape. A retro stainless steel mesh bracelet pulls everything together to form a well-balanced aesthetic.

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