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Scarce Elgin “Model 127” ladies’ Art Deco design wristwatch in 14K white gold fill with diamonds and sapphires, and green and black enamel, circa 1928.

This model has a border of bright green enamel and a diamond-shaped dial surrounded by geometric black enamel, as well as two genuine diamonds and four synthetic blue sapphires. It was priced to consumers at $72.00 in 1928. It is in crisp, excellent condition with no brassing. Enamel is superb and complete. Caseback is excellent and unengraved. The case measures 30mm long and 17mm wide. Refinished dial is superb. Has new glass crystal. This watch is powered by its correct 7-jewel Elgin grade 488 manual wind movement, just serviced and running well. Watch is fitted with a period white gold filled bracelet.