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Scarce Lord Elgin “Horizon Skyliner” men’s Space Age design wristwatch in solid 14K yellow gold, circa 1959.
The “Skyliner” was part of Elgin’s “Horizon” series which featured special wrap-around crystals to show more of the dial. It was priced at $150.00 in 1959 and this is the first I have ever offered. The outer rim of the dial is actually part of the case, resulting in this model having one of the heaviest gold cases of any Elgin wristwatch. This example is in excellent condition showing only light wear. Caseback is excellent and unengraved. The case measures 40mm long and 33mm wide. Has new old stock, correct wrap-around acrylic crystal. Gilt-finish dial is an older refinish, with some marks and discoloration. The watch is powered by its correct 23-jewel Elgin grade 750 manual wind movement, just serviced and running well.