Elgin "Model 5505 DeLuxe" men's Retro Modern design wristwatch in 10K rose gold fill, circa 1941.
The "Model 5505" has a curved case and a striking two-tone dial. It was priced at $42.50 in 1941. This example is in excellent condition with only a few tiny specks of brassing. Caseback is excellent and unengraved. Case measures 38mm long and 21mm wide. Refinished two-tone dial is superb. Has new glass crystal. The watch is powered by its correct 17-jewel Elgin grade 537 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.