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Category: Antiques
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Experience:  USPAP appraiser: art, antiques, coins and collectibles.
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My Mum just gave me a Pocketwatch from Elgin; supposedly

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My Mum just gave me a Pocketwatch from Elgin; supposedly old....Serial # 11081394. Lovely. Any guesstimate on value?
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: All parts are original, including hands, etc.
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: Not that I know of.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  ExpertAppraiser replied 8 months ago.

Thanks for the question! We can surprisingly know a lot just from the serial number, which indicates your watch was made around 1905. It is a model type that was produced 1903 to 1927 with a pendant wind and set and is plated. It has a 7 jewel movement and generally these sell for $125 to $250, assuming good working condition. Thank you!

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