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PSYCHEDELIC~LATE 60s ELGIN DIVER

PSYCHEDELIC~LATE 60s ELGIN DIVER

Regular price $599.00 Sale

 

FOR SALE IS A RARE LATE 60s ELGIN CUSHION CASED DIVER WITH FANTASTIC COLOR SCHEME AND FUNKY BAKELITE BEZEL

 

  • CASE: SEXY ALL-STEEL CASE IN EXCELLENT SHAPE MEASURING A HEALTHY 37mm ACROSS BEZEL NOT INCLUDING CROWN.  CHECK OUT THOSE SHARP LINES AND THE ORIGINAL BRUSHING IS INTACT ON THIS CASE. I AM SUCH A SUCKER FOR BAKELITE BEZELS, AND THIS IS ONE OF THE BEST IN THE BUSINESS. WITH THOSE BLUE ACCENTS AT THE 3, 6, 9 MARKERS.FRICTION BEZEL ROTATES BIDIRECTIONALLY.

 

  • DIAL: YOU LOOKING FOR SOMETHING A BIT STRANGE IN THE MOST FANTASTIC SENSE OF THE WORD? LOOK NO FURTHER. THIS TOTALLY FUZZED OUT BROWN DIAL HAS SOME MAJOR SHAG CARPET VIBES. COMBINED WITH THE YELLOW HANDSET AND MARKERS, YOU'LL FIND YOURSELF HYPNOTIZED GLANCING AT THIS FACE.

 

  • MOVEMENT: THIS ELGIN IS POWERED BY A SWISS MADE ELGIN 997 WHICH IS AN A.SCHILD BASED MOVEMENT WITH SEMI-QUICKSET DATE. WATCH IS RUNNING WELL AND KEEPING GOOD TIME ALTHOUGH SERVICE HISTORY IS UNKNOWN 

 

  • WATCH IS MOUNTED ON A PERIOD APPROPRIATE COFFIN LINK ALL STEEL BRACELET WHICH CAN FIT UP TO A 7.25' WRIST. ELGIN WAS KNOWN TO MAKE SOME PRETTY STAND-OUT DIVERS IN THE MID TO LATE 60s. THIS IS ONE OF THE MORE RARE EXAMPLES WHICH YOU DON'T RUN ACROSS OFTEN. GREAT ROCK N ROLL ATTITUDE ON THIS DUDE AND ABSOLUTE BLAST TO WEAR AROUND TOWN. TREAT YOURSELF TO THIS TOTAL SUMMER CLASSIC