Elgin “B.W. Raymond Railroad Wrist Chronometer” men’s Retro Modern design railroad-approved wristwatch in 10K yellow gold fill, circa 1960.

Elgin introduced railroad-approved wristwatches around 1960. Most often found in a stainless steel case, Elgin also made models in gold filled and solid gold. This gold filled version retailed for $89.50. It is in good condition showing some brassing and wear on the case edges and the lugs. Caseback is excellent and unengraved. The case measures 42mm long and 36mm wide. Original dial is excellent, with some minor marks. Acrylic crystal is excellent. The watch is powered by its correct 23-jewel Elgin grade 780 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.