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Elgin “Legionnaire 419” men’s Art Deco design wristwatch in 14K green gold fill, circa 1929.
The “Legionnaire 419” has a large cushion-shaped case with an engraved bezel and was priced to consumers at $26.00 in 1929. This example is in crisp, near mint condition with no brassing. Caseback is superb, with a monogram. The case measures 35mm long and 29mm wide. Original new old stock black outline numeral dial is superb. Dial and hands can have luminous added for additional cost. Has original green gold filled crown. The watch is powered by its correct 7-jewel Elgin grade 485 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.