Elgin “Legionnaire 1871” men’s Art Deco design wristwatch in 10K yellow gold fill with correct, original bracelet, circa 1937.
The "Legionnaire 1871" has an Art Deco stepped case and was priced at $39.75 in 1937. It is in crisp, near mint condition with no brassing. Caseback is excellent, with a monogram. Case measures 36mm long and 26mm wide. Original two-tone dial is superb. Has new glass crystal. Watch is powered by its correct 15-jewel Elgin grade 519 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong. Correct original gold filled bracelet as pictured in the 1937 Elgin catalog superb.