1940s Lord Elgin watch, Property of Golfer Reginald Horne RyderCup 1947 engraved."REGINALD W HORNE, MEMBER RYDER CUP TEAM, OF GT BRITAIN,PORTLAND OREGON U.S.A,1947".The watch was awarded to Reginald Horne for being part of the Ryder cup team to play in PortlandOregon in 1947. Although he did not play in the Ryder Cup, he was given this presentation watchfrom American brand Elgin as a gift of hospitality.The watch has been recently serviced.The movement dates to 1946.
23.5mm x 28.5mm case dimensions.It is keeping time to within +1 minute a day. There are further details below.Please see the images as these compliment and aid the description provided below.Dial:The dial is original and good in it's condition. There is no discolouration or wear to the dial.There are some dirt markings speckled on the dial.
Hands:The hands are original and have no signs of wear or corrosion.Glass:The crystal is original and in perfect condition.Crown:The original crown. It has no signs of wear.Case:The Gold Filled case is in excellent condition, showing little signs of wear and only light surface scratching.Caseback:14k Gold Filled. Maintains original graining still, light surface scratching, includes the engraving
Possibly original expanding bracelet.
Movement:An Elgin grade 559 movement with 21 jewels that has been recently serviced.
Keeping time to +1 minute a day, with 230 amplitude.
1940s Lord Elgin watch, Property of Golfer Reginald Horne RyderCup 1947 engraved