Elgin “Model E-9” men’s Art Nouveau design wristwatch in 14K white gold fill, circa 1928.

The “Model E-9” has ornate Art Nouveau design stylized engravings on the bezel and case sides, and was priced at $45.00 in 1928. This example is in crisp, near mint condition with no brassing. Engraved designs are bold and crisp. Caseback is superb and unengraved. Case measures 36mm long and 27mm wide. Original factory new old stock black numeral dial is superb. Has new glass crystal. Has original fancy engraved crown. The watch is powered by its correct 15-jewel Elgin grade 428 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.

Price $300.