Elgin watch grades identify the level of quality to which they are finished. Elgin assigned a grade number to a movement of a specific size, jeweling and finish. If a change was made a different grade number would be assigned. Elgin also assigned a name, such as B W.
Is Elgin a high end watch?
Elgin Pocket Watch Railroad pocket watches are one of the highest grade watches during that time. Elgin pocket watch made sure that the railway trains run on schedule. You can choose from cases that cover the entire watch face such as open face pocket watches or hunter pocket watches.
What is a railway time watch?
A railroad chronometer or railroad standard watch is a specialized timepiece that once was crucial for safe and correct operation of trains in many countries.
Where do fake watches come from?
Swiss Customs estimates that 40% of counterfeit watches come from China, but counterfeits are produced elsewhere, even in the US. EU figures show that at least 54% of fakes seized in 2004 originated in China. The Swiss Customs Service is obliged to confiscate and destroy such goods to prevent re-sale.
What does grade C mean on a watch?
Grade C: Average A grade C is in ok condition, and would be a device for individuals who do not need or want to have a nearly new product. This grade has been fully refurbished, and is in working order. However, the device will have noticeable scratches and dents.
Can a Jeweller confiscate a fake watch?
Another important thing to know is that jewellers and watch makers do not repair replica watches. In fact, if you send a fake watch to the brand manufacturer for maintenance, it will be confiscated and you may receive a high fine or be charged with a criminal offence.
Is it legal to buy fake watches?
Stateside, it is not illegal to buy (even knowingly) a counterfeit watch. But it is very illegal to be caught selling counterfeit goods in the United States. If you are caught with just two fake watches, you can be accused of trying to sell them which is a big problem for you.
What does excellent grade mean?
A+, A, A- Exceptional, outstanding and excellent performance. Normally achieved by a minimum of students. These grades indicate a student who is self-initiating, exceeds expectation and has an insightful grasp of the subject matter. B+, B, B- Very good, good and solid performance.
What is a grade C in numbers?
There is a range of marks for each grade.By replacing B & C with 4,5,6, the ranges are smaller. If grade B was awarded for 60-70% & grade C for 50-59% then now grade 6 might be 64-70%, grade 5 57-63% & grade 4 50-56%. Changing things always complicated things, but we get used to them!