John V. Schmitt -1930 Elgin Watch Gallery

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1930 Elgin Legionnaire Wristwatch

 

Each member of a 1st place Peoples Regatta winner was awarded a custom-engraved Elgin Legionnaire 14k White Gold-filled Model E-301wristwatch. The Legionnaire featured a 7-jewel movement; the retail price was $25 (about $400 in 2021...).

Special thanks again to fellow NAWCC member & expert watchmaker Bryan Girouard for cleaning & restoring John Schmitt's Elgin to like-new condition!!! Email him at: bgirouard@sbcglobal.net , or visit his wonderful Art Deco Wristwatches website at www.elginwristwatches.com