Rare Elgin “States 454” men’s Art Deco design wristwatch in 14K white gold fill, circa 1930.
The “States 454” has enamel inlaid numerals on the bezel reflector underneath the crystal and a stylized Art Deco geometric design above and below the dial. It is quite rare. It was priced at at $45.00 in 1930. This example is in excellent condition with light brassing to the bezel corners. Caseback is excellent and unengraved. Case measures 37mm long and 31mm wide. Original dial is superb. Has new glass crystal. The watch is powered by its correct 17-jewel Elgin grade 487 manual wind movement, just serviced and running strong.