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 no brassing. Caseback is excellent and unengraved, with some minor wear in the corners and underneath the crown. The case measures 38mm long and 23mm wide. Original gold and black checkerboard dial is excellent, with a few minor spots. Has new glass crystal. Watch is powered by its correct 19-jewel Elgin grade 671 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.