Elgin “Holcomb” men’s Retro Modern design wristwatch in 10K yellow gold fill, circa 1955.
The “Holcomb” has a gold and black checkerboard patterned dial and black inlaid markers on the case. It was priced at $65.00 in 1955. This example is in excellent condition with just a few specks of brassing. Caseback is excellent and unengraved, with some minor wear in the corners and at the opening tab. The case measures 38mm long and 23mm wide. Original gold and black checkerboard dial is superb. Has new acrylic crystal. Watch is powered by its correct 19-jewel Elgin grade 671 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.