1890 Elgin National Watch Company 11 Jewels Quick Train Premium Nickel-Finished movement. Grade 43 Full Plate Size 18s Hand Wind and Hand Set Pocket Watch serial number 3,664,464. Keystone Silver Tone Open Case.Open Case early serial 46,289. Excellent Crystal Glass without scratches & chips.
Lean movement for a watch of 131 years old! Winds & Sets Well (time set pulling the crown up). Runs very strong and keeps time. Confederate capital of Richmond is captured.
The Rebel capital of Richmond, Virginia, falls to the Union, the most significant sign that the Confederacy is nearing to its final days. For ten months, General Ulysses S. Grant had tried unsuccessfully to infiltrate the city. After Lee made a desperate attack against Fort Stedman along the Union line on March 25, Grant prepared for a major offensive. He struck at Five Forks on April 1, crushing the end of Lees line southwest of Petersburg.On April 2, the Yankees struck all along the Petersburg line, and the Confederates collapsed. Elgin National Watch Company was founded in 1864, right as the civil war was coming to an end.
The first watch Elgin was finished in April of 1867 and over the next 100 years, they went on to produce about 60 million mechanical watches. Keystone Watch Case Company was located in Riverside, N.(Elgin & Keystone brochures are added for interest only and are not part of the listing). FROM THE AMERICAN HOROLOGY ARCHIVE. PLEASE REVIEW DETAILED PICTURES AND ASK QUESTIONS. The item "CIVIL WAR General Grant Antique ELGIN National Pocket Watch 18 made in USA RUNS" is in sale since Sunday, October 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Watches\Pocket Watches". The seller is "pretorian08" and is located in Schaumburg, Illinois.
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