WW1 Era Military Trench Watch. MINT Condition Scarce & Low Production Elgin USA Military "Foch" Sterling Silver & Black Porcelain Dial. Like most other American watch manufacturers, Elgin was keen to realize the marketing potential of a military-style wristwatch during World War I, and introduced several models named for famous military men. This example model was named for French Marshal Ferdinand Jean Marie Foch, who was Marshal of France, and Supreme Commander of the Allied Armies in 1918.
The original ELGIN USA dial features 48-star black porcelain dial. This scarce & low production ELGIN USA dial was built to commemorate French Marshal Ferdinand Jean Marie Foch. American made 7 Jewel, Model 2, Grade 462, 3/0 size, Going Barrel, Ruby balance jewel, quick train, Manual Wind Movement. All smooth High Polished top, sides, bezel and rigid fixed lugs. The case back has soft satin sand marks.
This Classic timepiece has a the MINT condition original "Foch" Sterling Silver & Black Porcelain dial with The ELGIN USA, the American Eagle, the bold Arabic hour markers and the 48 outer "STARS" minute markers in contrasting enamel. This classic vintage Elgin USA Pershing timepiece currently has a proper period piece contrasting stitched black genuine pigskin strap. It is in EXCELLENT overall mechanical & cosmetic condition!! The item "Vintage WW1 era Elgin Trench watch with MINT Black Foch dial, Serviced & RUNNING" is in sale since Wednesday, April 29, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Watches, Parts & Accessories\Wristwatches".The seller is "time-n-timeagain" and is located in IN. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Turks and caicos islands, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Uruguay.