Pocket Watch Database
April 6, 2013
|Case Manufacturer||Star Watch Case Co.|
|Case Serial #||8787219|
|Case Details||Cased and timed at Elgin factory.|
|Dial Signing Name||Elgin * dp|
|Dial Details||The "dp" on the dial indicates the watch uses an Elgin "Durapower" mainspring made from "Elgiloy", which was essentially a cobalt alloy with excellent corrosion, high strength and temperature properties alloy spring and guaranteed not to or break. A remnant of ELGIN still exists today as Elgiloy Specialty Metals.
|Movement Markings||Note: This model has simple regulator and no cap jewel on the second hand pivot. Adjusted to 4 positions.|